SC Stay Plus Pandemic-Related Rent Relief Program Still Taking Applications

The SC Stay Plus pandemic-related rent relief program continues to take applications from Beaufort County residents struggling with back rent and utility payments due to pandemic-related financial instability. SC Stay Plus provides payments directly to landlords and utility companies. Residents can sign up online or visit any Beaufort County Branch Library which is offering free…

3 Day SCORE classes coming in June

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce is hosting a three day SCORE Workshop in June to help you help your business grow. June 7: Creating Your Business Plan, 6pmJune 9: What You Need To Know About Marketing, 6pmJune 10: Let’s Talk Finance, 6pm For over 50 years, SCORE has served as America’s premiere source…

Acting HUD Secretary Statement on Executive Order Redressing Discriminatory Housing Practices

Acting HUD Secretary Statement on President Biden’s Executive Order Redressing Discriminatory Housing Practices and Policies: On January 27, 2021, Acting U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Matthew E. Ammon released the following statement on President Biden’s executive order redressing our nation’s and the federal government’s history of discriminatory housing practices and policies:   “President Biden’s executive…

3 Day SCORE Workshop Coming in March

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce is hosting a three day SCORE Workshop to help you help your business grow. March 8: Creating Your Business Plan, 6pmMarch 10: What You Need To Know About Marketing, 6pmMarch 11: Let’s Talk Finance, 6pm For over 50 years, SCORE has served as America’s premiere source of free…

New SBA PPP Loans Start Monday, January 11th

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury issued guidance for the reconstituted Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which takes effect on Monday, January 11th. The guidance included two interim final rules. The 82-page IFR “Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program as Amended” consolidates the rules for PPP forgivable loans for first-time borrowers and…