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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC; S.D. small businesses set to tap PPP relief; Demand expected to be high for the next round of Paycheck Protection Program loans

Jan 12, 2021 - The San Diego Union-Tribune

With applications for the latest, $284 billion round of the Paycheck Protection Program restarting on Monday, demand is expected to be high among San Diego County small businesses reeling once again from pandemic restrictions on their operations.

The forgivable loans, which provided a lifeline for many small businesses early in the pandemic, are not open to all qualifying firms just yet. The program has been tailored this time to give first-time borrowers and underserved businesses a head ...