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COVID-19: Small Business Navigator

Commercial Rent Relief and Operational Cost Assistance Program Awards

The Oregon Legislative Emergency Board allocated approximately $100 million to help small businesses impacted by the pandemic and the restrictions it necessitated. Following two rounds of distribution of Commercial Rent Relief assistance grants, approximately $28 million ($8M of federal CARES Act and $20M of state General Funds) remained to be distributed in a final round through the Operational Cost Assistance Grant.

Significant Dates

Emergency Board 1/8/2021

Round 1 Application Period:
• Open 3/8/2021
• Close 3/22/2021

First Checks Issued 4/9/2021

Round 2 Application Period:
• Open 4/22/2021
• Close 5/6/2021

Last Checks Issued 6/17/2021

Commercial Rent Relief Award Summary

4,023 applications initially received, totaling $87,113,882 in requested funds.

Region Amount # of Awards % of Total Average Size
Central $4,137,500 215 6% $19,244
Coastal $1,087,000 103 2% $10,553
Eastern Oregon $571,500 36 1% $15,875
Portland Metro $46,994,000 2,128 70% $22,084
Southern Oregon $3,149,000 200 5% $15,745
Valley $11,246,000 616 17% $18,256
Total $67,185,000 3,298 100% $20,371

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Significant Dates

Application Period:
• Open 5/26/2021
• Close 6/6/2021

First Checks Issued 6/14/2021

Last Checks Issued 7/20/2021

Operational Cost Assistance Award Summary

5,301 applications initially received, totaling $127,644,500 in requested funds.

Region Amount # of Awards % of Total Average Size
Central $5,346,000 225 16% $23,760
Coastal $8,013,000 321 24% $24,963
Eastern Oregon $3,195,000 168 10% $19,018
Portland Metro $5,795,000 205 18% $28,268
Southern Oregon $5,211,000 237 16% $21,987
Valley $5,274,000 209 16% $25,234
Total $32,834,000 1,365 100% $24,054

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Combined Commercial Rent Relief and Operational Cost Assistance Awards

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