Maryland Realtors® hosts Facebook Live tomorrow at 1 p.m.; FAQ updated  
Find out about the changes since COVID-19’s start and its impact on credit interest rates, programs, processes and more.  Email your questions  in advance so they can be addressed during the event.  Visit Maryland Realtors®’ Facebook page  to get a reminder and join LIVE!  
 
Also take a look at the  revised, more detailed FAQ  that tackles a wide variety of topics for Realtors® related to COVID-19. 


Montgomery County now accepting applications for Public Health Emergency Grant (PHEG)  
Montgomery County’s PHEG initiative is designed to help for-profit and nonprofit businesses with 100 employees or fewer during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Visit the PHEG website for details , including eligibility requirements, and to  apply .  

Bowser extends current orders for DC through
May 15  
Starting tomorrow, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser has extended the public health emergency, stay-at-home order, closure of non-essential businesses and the state of emergency for the District of Columbia through May 15, 2020.  Review it here


GCAAR offers compilation of resources for Realtors®  
Visit the  GCAAR website for a compilation of important resources for Realtors® during the COVID-19 pandemic, including links to executive orders for Maryland and DC, help for local businesses and information for individuals, such as details about unemployment insurance and mail-in primary voting.

REMINDER: Ways to help our community during COVID-19  
typically feeds children in Montgomery County on weekends who are enrolled in the Free and Reduced-price Meal System (FARMS). Since schools closed due to COVID-19, KIND needs your help to continue its work. You can  donate  or  volunteer  on KIND’s website.  
The  Capital Area Food Bank  is continuing to serve our neighbors who need access to food during the COVID-19 pandemic, and is working with community partners to distribute food at nearby locations. The food bank is in urgent need of  volunteers  (special precautions are being taken to ensure volunteer safety),  monetary donations  and  food donations .  

IMPORTANT NOTE
The information in this email is for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as formal legal guidance by GCAAR members, including affiliate or secondary members, nor communicated as formal legal guidance to any members of the public. 

As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, GCAAR members, including affiliate and secondary members, and their clients are advised to verify all information with federal, state and local authorities, their brokers and/or their corporate counsel before making any decisions related to the contents of this email or their business practices.

GCAAR is a trade association at the service of its members and there is no attorney-client relationship intended or implied.