COVID TENANT RELIEF

OVERVIEW OF PROGRAMS

The Port has taken a number of actions to provide relief to tenants during the COVID-19 Health Pandemic. With the intent of providing urgent assistance, the programs authorized by the Port Commission and executed by Port Staff aim to mitigate the crippling financial effects for Port Tenants, while balancing the financial impacts to the Port's Budget.  The Port is committed to maritime, recreational and economic opportunities to serve the public, while applying an equity lens that is critical in achieving the Port's vision of delivering vibrant and diverse waterfront experiences that enrich the City, Region, and State.  The following programs have been launched since shelter in place order were mandated in San Francisco on March 16, 2020. 

Please click to learn more about each program:

 

ADDITIONAL UPDATES AND INFORMATION

 

RENT FORGIVENESS

All eligible tenants seeking rent forgiveness through the Local Business Enterprise ProgramPercentage Rent ProgramMaritime Program, of Civic Impact Program must have submitted an application, by February 28, 2021Please review the List of Eligible Program Participants.  Please note that there was no list of eligible program participants for the Civic Impact Program. 

 

SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE

The Office of Economic and Workforce Development have information and resources for San Francisco employers and employees concerning the COVID-19 outbreak.  Additionally, OEWD has published matrix of financial resources that may be helpful to your business. This is an evolving situation, and the OEWD website will be updated as more information and resources are made available. 

 

PORT TENANTS WEBINAR

The Port partnered on April 17 with the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development (SFOEWD) to host a webinar for Port Tenants to discuss the Small Business Assistance Programs available locally including the  Payment Protection Program, Emergency Injury Disaster Loan, City Programs, and assistance for employers and employees.  Download the presentations on Port Business Resources and Small Business Association resources.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

Visit the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) for the most up-to-date general information about COVID-19.  

SFDPH has issued Information and Guidance Applicable to All Business, which provides guidance on several topics including Cleaning Reccomendations, Ventilation Reccomendations, and PPE

 

CITY REOPENING GUIDE

For information on a step by step reopening of San Francisco, please visit the City Reopening Guide

 

RELIEF UPDATES

The Port recognizes that the COVID-19 Health Pandemic continues to evolve. Please continue to visit this webpage and check the Port Commission Calendar and Agenda for agendas on upcoming meetings.