Bryce Covert is an independent journalist writing about the economy. She is a contributing op-ed writer at the New York Times and a contributing writer at The Nation. Her writing has appeared in Time Magazine, the Washington Post, New York magazine, the New Republic, Slate, and others. She won a 2016 Exceptional Merit in Media Award from the National Women’s Political Caucus.
The Coronavirus CrisisBanks Are Opting Out of the Government’s PPP Loan Forgiveness Process
Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and PNC have all passed on an SBA policy that would allow small business owners some relief.
The Coronavirus CrisisBanks Are Reversing Course on PPP Loans to Small Business Owners
Four small business owners said they have been notified by their lenders that they shouldn’t have received the amount they were approved for.
The Coronavirus CrisisStates Are Making Tenants Jump Through Hoops to Get Federal Rental Assistance
Congress has approved $46.5 billion in rental assistance, but onerous documentation requirements make it hard for people to qualify.
The Coronavirus CrisisMost Small Business Owners Still Haven’t Had Their PPP Loans Forgiven
The numbers are even worse for Black business owners: Three-quarters still haven’t received forgiveness, according to a recent survey.