Governor's Update 3-31-20
Governor Ned Lamont announced details on the latest collaboration to assist in the state’s coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He is appointing the CEOs of three of the largest hospital systems in Connecticut – Hartford HealthCare, Nuvance Health, and Yale New Haven Health – to serve as co-chairs of the Governor’s Health System Response Team.
Also, he shared good news for small businesses – the sales and occupancy tax payments can be deferred to May to provide some administrative relief during this time. For more information, and to determine which businesses qualify: https://portal.ct.gov/DRS/COVID19/DRS-COVID-19-Response-FAQ.
And today, the governor announced an important mortgage payment relief agreement with over 50 credit unions and banks in Connecticut that will help state's residents and businesses who are facing hardship caused by this pandemic. The agreement includes:
- 90-day grace period for all mortgage payments,
- Relief from fees and charges for 90 days
- No new foreclosures for 60 days
- No credit score changes for accessing relief
Here is the Link to the full data report.
Stay up-to-date on the state's COVID-19 response at ct.gov/coronavirus.