Eligibility Requirements « The City of Lakewood, Ohio -
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Eligibility Requirements


The Business Must:

  • Be physically located in the City of Lakewood
  • Be in good standing with the City of Lakewood (i.e. no tax delinquencies)
  • Have been established prior to January 1, 2020
  • Employ five or fewer employees (combined hours cannot exceed 200 per week)
  • Rent a retail or commercial space and may not own or have an ownership interest in the building (home based businesses are not eligible)
  • Provide financial documentation (See Required Documentation)
  • Have a DUNS number in order to apply (Link https://fedgov.dnb.com/webform/index.jsp) or call Dun and Bradstreet at 1-866-705-5711 and let them know you are requesting  a DUNS number in order to apply for a federally funded program.

The Business Owner Must:

  • Meet established federal income criteria (see income limits) and provide required documentation (see income eligibility documents)
  • Have been current with rent prior to April 1, 2020