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SBA COVID-19 Informational Webinars: March 30th-April 3rd

2020-03-28T17:24:36-05:00March 28th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

The SBA Houston District Office will provide the latest information from SBA to help small businesses with their economic recovery from the effects of the Coronavirus. We will give information on how to apply and where you can get additional help with preparing and applying for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan. Sessions will allow for [...]

With new site identified, fundraising efforts for Levitt Pavilion at Willow Waterhole are underway

2020-03-26T09:16:37-05:00March 26th, 2020|Community News|

By Hunter Marrow, Community Impact Newspaper The Friends of Levitt Pavilion Houston organization has raised 40% of a $100,000 goal toward preconstruction work for a new community performance space that could begin construction in 2022. The targeted land is an approximate 28-acre plot adjacent to a network of detention basins known collectively as the Willow [...]

“Stay Home. Stay Safe.” order and essential services

2020-03-25T09:17:24-05:00March 24th, 2020|Community News|

A Message from the Executive Director This morning County Judge Lina Hidalgo, with the support of Mayor Turner, issued a mandatory “Stay Home. Stay Safe.” order that will start at midnight tonight. In order to support this effort, the Brays Oaks District will cease their graffiti and litter abatement and other non-essential services. Staff will [...]

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) to help with the COVID-19 crisis

2020-03-24T13:29:10-05:00March 24th, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

What's an EIDL? The SBA EIDL program can provide low-interest loans of up to $2M to businesses and private non-profits. EIDLs may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills.  The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses without credit available elsewhere. The interest rate for non-profits is 2.75%. EIDLs have long-term repayment options, up to a maximum of 30 [...]

Houston’s COVID-19 Site Broadens Testing to Symptomatic People with Chronic Illnesses

2020-03-22T14:42:05-05:00March 22nd, 2020|Community News|

Houston’s first free COVID-19 drive-thru testing site will broaden services to people of any age with chronic illnesses on Sunday, March 22, 2020. People with chronic illnesses experiencing cough, difficulty breathing and fever, the common COVID-19 symptoms, can call the Houston Health Department’s COVID-19 call center at 832-393-4220 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to [...]

COVID-19 E-News

2020-03-23T10:39:17-05:00March 21st, 2020|COVID-19 E-News|

On Behalf of the Board of Directors of the Brays Oaks Management District we join with other city and county government agencies in asking residents and businesses to take all appropriate precautions to help contain and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 through the Houston area. The proclamation signed by Mayor Sylvester Turner on March [...]

SBA Update! COVID-19 Disaster Loans Now Available in Texas & Upcoming Webinars

2020-03-21T10:27:21-05:00March 21st, 2020|Articles, Business Development|

Texas small business can now apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) to help with the COVID-19 crisis. What's an EIDL? The SBA EIDL program can provide low-interest loans of up to $2M to businesses and private non-profits. EIDLs may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills. The interest [...]

BOMD: Public Service Announcement

In partnership with the Federal, State, County and City Officials to protect the public health and help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Brays Oaks District offices are closed and all meetings and events are cancelled through March 31. Staff is working remotely and may be contacted as follows: Our public safety and security patrols, graffiti, litter, and bandit sign abatement, and landscape maintenance are operating as normal and all personnel are asked to take the recommended precautions related to COVID-19. We offer the following sites to monitor for news and updates. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reach out to update the community as new information and resources become available.