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DESI TALK June 11, 2021 5 IF YOU’RE A NEW YORK STATE RESIDENT HAVING A HARD TIME PAYING YOUR RENT DUE TO COVID-19, ASSISTANCE MAY BE AVAILABLE. If you’ve been struggling to pay your rent due to the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the New York State Emergency Rental Assistance Program may be able to help with up to 12 months of past due rent, 3 months of future rent, and up to 12 months of overdue utility bills. For more information and to find out if you qualify, visit LEARN MORE AND SEE HOW WE’RE HELPING ALL NEW YORKERS HAVE A BRIGHTER TOMORROW. IF YOUR SMALL BUSINESS HAS BEEN FINANCIALLY IMPACTED BY COVID-19, NEW YORK STATE IS HERE TO HELP. If your small business was impacted by COVID-19, New York State is providing assistance to eligible businesses. We’re providing over $800 million in aid through grants, tax credits, and loans. Find out if you qualify for help by visiting or by contacting one of the assistance centers below. Bedford Stuyvestant Restoration Corp. | CAMBA | Chinatown Manpower/BOC | Hot Bread Kitchen Local Development Corp. of East New York | Queens Economic Development Corp. | Renaissance Economic Development Corp. | Washington Heights & Inwood Development Corp. | Brooklyn Small Business Development Center Bronx-Westchester Small Business Development Center Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center Pace University Small Business Development Center | Midtown Manhattan Small Business Development Center Queens-LaGuardia Small Business Development Center Business Outreach Center Network Queens-York Small Business Development Center Staten Island Small Business Development Center | Arts Business Collaborative Asian American Federation Evergreen Exchange Manhattan Chamber of Commerce New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce | Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation Pursuit | The Cayemitte Group