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Council of D.C. – Unemployment benefits, public benefits, eviction relief, SMB grants

Agency / Department: Council of D.C.

Resource: Unemployment benefits, public benefits, eviction relief, SMB grants

Details: The bill passed at the most recent meeting has, among its primary measures, the following: extends unemployment compensation to those unemployed due to COVID, prohibits evictions of residential and commercial tenants as well as late fees, prohibits utility shut-offs for non-payment, extends public benefit programs such as the Healthcare Alliance, TANF, and SNAP, creates a small business grant program to assist nonprofit organizations and small contractors who do not qualify for unemployment insurance

Link: https://dccouncil.us/council-unanimously-passes-emergency-covid-19-response-bill/

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