Apply NOW for Commercial Rent Relief & SVOG!

By Kathy Bazan, Business Recovery Center Business Consultant

If you are a business owner who owns rent on your commercial property or you are a landlord who has a commercial tenant who is behind on rent, listen up! There is a grant program in Oregon which will pay that back rent.


Commercial Rent Relief Program

Opened: April 22, 2021. Apply ASAP!

Oregon established the State’s Commercial Rent Relief Program to support small businesses owners and landlords who were economically adversely affected as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Both the business tenant and property owner must participate.

Check for details.


SVOG: Shuttered Venue Operators Grants

When? It opened Monday, April 26!!!!

Who? Live performance venue operators, live performing arts organizations, museum, aquariums, movie theater operators, live venue promoters, theatrical producers, and talent representatives impacted by the pandemic.(For more info, see Journal of Accountancy).

Can you get the PPP and the SVOG?

  • If you won your PPP on or after December 27, 2020, then your SVOG is reduced by the amount of any PPP you received.

To apply:

Update: Monday morning at 9:12, I clicked on the link above and found this:

You are now in line

Due to high demand and because we want you to be able to successfully complete and submit an application, you are in line. Your position in line is determined by the order in which you arrived, and you will keep your spot in this line as long as you keep your browser window open.

While you wait, please check that you have everything you need to complete your application. Refer to our portal site where you can find:

– User Guide
– Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
– Application Checklist

Number of users in line ahead of you: 7840
Expected arrival time on the website: 12:41 PM EDT
Your estimated wait time is: 30 minutes

Status last updated: 12:11:00 PM EDT

Do your pre-application if you haven’t already. Get in line and fill out the grant application.

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