News Feature: Impact of CARES Act

The effects of quarantine and stay-at-home orders are becoming more evident by the day, as so much of the population has been out of work for weeks – with worker displacement certain to extend well into April, and for some, beyond. As people practice safe distancing and prioritize community health, they grasp for tangible relief. One such form of relief is the CARES Act: the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020 to assist individuals and families, small and large businesses, nonprofit organizations, and even homeowners and renters.