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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 otda.ny.gov/erap 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 nysbusinessrecovery.ny.gov or by contacting one of the assistance centers below. Bedford Stuyvestant Restoration Corp. | bhandal@restorationplaza.org restorationplaza.org CAMBA smallbiz@camba.org | camba.org Chinatown Manpower/BOC info@cmpny.org | cmpny.org Hot Bread Kitchen incubator@hotbreadkitchen.org hotbreadkitchen.org Local Development Corp. of East New York info@ldceny.org | ldceny.org Queens Economic Development Corp. | info@queensny.org queensny.org Renaissance Economic Development Corp. | info@renaissance-ny.org renaissance-ny.org Washington Heights & Inwood Development Corp. info@whidc.org | whidc.org Brooklyn Small Business Development Center sbdc@citytech.cuny.edu brooklynsbdc.org Bronx-Westchester Small Business Development Center sbdc.bronx@lehman.cuny.edu bronxsbdc.com Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center sbdc@columbia.edu www8.gsb.columbia.edu/sbdc Pace University Small Business Development Center sbdc@pace.edu | pacesbdc.org Midtown Manhattan Small Business Development Center sbdc@baruch.cuny.edu Queens-LaGuardia Small Business Development Center sbdc@lagcc.cuny.edu Business Outreach Center Network bocnet.org Queens-York Small Business Development Center sbdc@york.cuny.edu Staten Island Small Business Development Center sbdc@csi.cuny.edu | sisbdc.org Arts Business Collaborative artsbusinesscollaborative.org Asian American Federation aafederation.org Evergreen Exchange evergreenexchange.org Manhattan Chamber of Commerce manhattancc.org New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce | nywcc.org Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation whedco.org Pursuit | pursuitlending.com The Cayemitte Group cayemittegroup.com

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