April 2, 2020

Resources for Workers & Individuals

Here you will find resources for Athens workers and other people who are facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The resources ar broken down as Federal, State, and local.

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April 1, 2020

Resources for Tenants & Landlords – COVID-19

On March 31, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor & Commission unanimously passed a resolution drafted by Commissioners Mariah Parker & Tim Denson focused on rent & mortgage relief for Athens residents. This resolution urges landlords and banks to work with renters and homeowners who are having difficulty making payments [see resources for tenants & landlords/property owners at bottom].

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March 31, 2020

UPDATE: Commissioners Parker & Denson’s resolution to remove burden of rent/mortgage on Athenians during pandemic passes!

Update: This resolution was passed unanimously by the ACC Commission! As the first of the month approaches, many Athenians are in precarious situations not knowing how they will pay all of their bills, especially rent or their mortgage payment, during this challenging time. The COVID-19 pandemic has limited many individuals’ ability to bring in an income. In these unprecedented times, …

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March 17, 2020

ACC declares Local Emergency due to coronavirus

As of March 17, 3 cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) have been confirmed in Athens-Clarke County with 146 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia. Last night, the ACC Mayor & Commission declared a Local Emergency and put in place 2 important measures: – a 24/7 ban on gatherings of 10 or more people, not including employees, in restaurants, bars, and/or entertainment establishments or in …

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