Several families in Virginia are being affected by the current Stay at Home Order- people are out of work, unemployment has skyrocketed and citizens are struggling with unforeseen economic hardships. I know things are rough out there so during this difficult time, I wanted to share with you some resources that may help you and your family with necessary expenses. The links below can offer some assistance with mortgages, insurance, and other bills. See covid-19 blog.
Clients who lose health insurance may be eligible to apply for Obamacare during a newly enacted open enrollment period:
There may be an opening to request a forbearance on mortgage payments and other consumer loans. Clients should ask creditors for forbearance during this time of Covid-19 and to do so in writing; make sure to ask specifically what programs or benefits the lender have to offer in light of the coronavirus:
The Federal Housing Finance Agency has this information available regarding loan forbearance:
Cell Phone and Internet Services
Some telecom companies have programs to keep folks connected if they cannot pay their bill.
Water and Vital Utilities
If somebody cannot pay their water or electric bill, they can ask their utility provider, municipal government, or state regulatory agency whether targeted relief is available.
While our team is operating remotely for the safety of our clients and staff, please know that we are fully functional and we are here to serve you. Call us at (804) 755-7755 or contact us online today.
About the Author: Michele Lewane
The Injured Workers Law Firm is a Richmond, Virginia based firm solely focused on serving clients with workers' compensation claims in Virginia. If you have questions about your benefits or if you would like more information on the Virginia workers’ compensation system, order our book, “The Ultimate Guide to Workers’ Compensation in Virginia” , or call our office today (804) 755-7755.