As part of our effort to help you during this difficult time, Artspace is gathering resources for those who have been negatively affected by COVID-19. This page is intended for our residential tenants and will be updated as additional resources become available. We hope you are staying healthy, following CDC guidelines, practicing social distancing and following all recommended healthy practices for your home.

Please know that Artspace has a professional company clean all our buildings’ common areas. They are paying special attention to doors, knobs, handrails and anything that is touched on a regular basis. In addition to this cleaning, our maintenance staff is cleaning these areas as well using a CDC-approved cleaning solution.

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Payment Plans: If you have been financially affected by COVID-19 and need to work out a payment arrangement for rent, please complete pdfthis application and return to .

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RESOURCES FOR INDIVIDUALS:

MEDICAID & CHIP ASSISTANCE
During the COVID-19 pandemic the state has waived premiums for the CHIP and Medicaid programs, meaning there is no monthly out of pocket cost for these programs and the cost of appointment copays are very low. Requirements for eligibility have also been updated. If you need help applying, the Utah Health Policy Project is providing remote assistance. Check their website for details.

RENTAL ASSISTANCE
Short-term rental assistance is available to Salt Lake County residents who have been impacted by COVID-19 because of job-related loss or reduction in household income.This short-term rental assistance program will assist those households who, despite applying for additional financial assistance, are still unable to pay rent. Apply today: 801-284-4457 or  

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS
The CARES Act is providing an emergency increase in traditional unemployment insurance benefits of $600 per week through July 31, 2020 while expanding unemployment benefits to include gig workers, independent contractors, freelancers, and self-employed individuals (source). Those with reduced hours may also be eligible for employment benefits. If you are questioning whether you qualify for unemployment benefits, you are encouraged to apply immediately. A new application process for self-employed, contract and gig workers will be available the week of April 13. Check the DWS website for details.
More info:
COVID-19 & Unemployment Insurance FAQs
CARES Act & Unemployment Insurance FAQs
DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES RESOURCES

$1,200 IRS ECONOMIC IMPACT PAYMENT
Starting mid-April, eligible taxpayers can receive a stimulus check of up to $1,200 for individuals or $2,400 for married couples, and an additional $500 for each child under 18. No action by most taxpayers is necessary to receive a rebate. In the majority of cases, the IRS will deposit payments into the direct deposit account taxpayers previously provided on their tax returns. If you need to provide your direct deposit information, as opposed to getting a check in the mail, the Treasury Department is working to create a web-based portal.
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SCAMS: Be particularly aware of scams and financial misinformation related to the COVID-19 virus.

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FOOD ASSISTANCE

 

STUDENT LOAN DEBT RELIEF

To provide relief to student loan borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency, federal student loan borrowers can be placed in an administrative forbearance, which allows you to temporarily stop making your monthly loan payment.

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TIP YOUR SERVER PROGRAM
The goal of the ‘Tip Your Server’ Program is to provide $500 grants to employees of a Salt Lake City restaurant or bar who have been laid off due to the closures initiated as a result of the pandemic. Owners randomly selected from a list of approved restaurants will be contacted by the Utah Restaurant Association. Once contacted, those owners may submit up to five displaced workers to receive a $500 grant. Owners may select the workers based on their own criteria. Workers that have applied for unemployment are still eligible for this grant.
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RESOURCES FOR ARTISTS
The Utah Division of Arts & Museums is compiling a list of resources specific to the cultural sector, including emergency funds. Please check their website for the most up-to-date information that applies to you.
CHECK OUT THE RESOURCES

Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19; serve as an ongoing informational resource; and co-launch the COVID-19 Impact Survey for Artists and Creative Workers, designed by Americans for the Arts, to better identify and address the needs of artists.
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More artist resources are availble on our commercial resource page.
CHECK THE COMMERCIAL RESOURCE PAGE


SALT LAKE CITY FAQs
The Salt Lake City Mayor’s office has gathered resources for residents, including a helpful FAQ regarding COVID-19.
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CDC MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR COPING WITH COVID-19
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.
LEARN HOW TO COPE


PANDEMIC OF LOVE SLC
Pandemic of Love is a grassroots, volunteer-led mutual aid organization that now has over 350+ full-time volunteers around the globe. You can "Get Help" with essentials by filling out a form that connects you with a patron who can help you meet that need. You can "Give Help" by filling out a form to be matched with an individual/family in need that meets your criteria of giving.
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UNITED WAY 211
United Way 211 is an information and referral service that maintains a database of over 10,000 services for Utahns in need. If you are affected by the ripple effects of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and need help with the essentials, 211 can assist you in finding a variety of resources to help you stay on your feet. Begin your search here, or contact 211 via phoneonline chattext, or by downloading the app.
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