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Canada. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Site: National Office

Service: Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program for small business

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Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-800-668-2642
Address & Map
700 Montreal Rd
Ottawa, ON K1A 0P7
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Relief program for small businesses experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19. * Offers unsecured, forgivable loans to eligible commercial property owners to reduce the rent owed by their impacted small business tenants and meet operating expenses on commercial properties. * Offered by CMHC on behalf of the Government of Canada. 
Property owners must offer a minimum of a 75% rent reduction for the months of April, May and June 2020.
Hours COVID19: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Call Centre: Mon-Fri 8 am-7 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Commercial property owners with property which is occupied by one or more impacted small business tenants * see website for full eligibility criteria
Application Register and create an account online or call * Deadline to apply is August 31, 2020 * Once registered, portal is available anytime for applicants to input data and upload documents
Languages English ; French
Fees None
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Other Details
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Established 1946
Funding Federal
Date Updated 05 Jun 2020
Service Categories Disaster Recovery Services ~ COVID-19 ; Rent Payment Assistance ~ Business Issues ; Rent Payment Assistance ~ COVID-19

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