Information About COVID-19 for Tenants
During this time of uncertainty, The Realty Medics would like to be a resource for any concerns you may have about COVID-19. We have compiled a list of viable resources for you and your family. If you find yourself in a position of unfamiliarity, now or in the near future, as it pertains to rental income, utilities, food, or employment, please reference the list of assistance programs below.
We will continue to monitor the conditions as they progress, and update this page accordingly. If you have any direct questions or concerns about your personal situation, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us directly.
Nationwide Assistance Programs
211.org – Get Connected. Get Help. A national network providing a wealth of resources and assistance spanning from food assistance to monthly housing needs.
One Fair Wage, Emergency Coronavirus Tipped and Service Worker Support Fund, providing free, cash assistance to restaurant workers, delivery drivers and other tipped workers and service workers.
Bartender Emergency Assistance Program Grant through the United States Bartending Guild Foundation for eligible industry workers that have been displaced during COVID-19.
Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation (RWCF), its COVID19 Crisis Relief Fund has been established to:
i) Immediately direct money to organizations leading on-the-ground efforts in the restaurant community,
ii) To bolster our impact investing budget to provide zero-interest loans to businesses to maintain payroll during closure or re-open once this crisis has passed.
iii) To establish a relief fund for individual workers facing economic hardships or health crises as a direct result of COVID-19.
Air Force Aid Assistance, Air Force Aid Society, offering no-interest loans and/or grants to members of the Air Force, Airmen, and families.
Great collection of nationwide industry specific programs available here.
American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), American Guild of Musical Artists Relief Fund, offering financial assistance for rent, utilities, mental health, and medical care; as well as other basic living expenses for any AGMA member in good standing or on honorable withdrawal.
Central Florida Assistance
Florida Power and Light is suspending disconnections until at least the end of March. Residents who find themselves unable to pay are encouraged to contact the provider to setup a payment arrangement.
Salvation Army – Check in with your State’s Salvation Army for what is being coordinated near you.
Internet Essentials by Comcast is offering reduced cost internet access during the COVID-19 Crisis; info here: https://www.internetessentials.com/
White House: https://www.whitehouse.gov/news/
Internal Revenue Service : Coronavirus Tax Relief: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus
U.S. Department of the Treasury: https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/sm948