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Unemployment benefits

Unemployment benefits

Last week, Governor Sununu expanded employee eligibility for state unemployment benefits to self-employed individuals, who are generally excluded from receiving unemployment benefits.

Keep in mind, an individual is only eligible if he or she meets one of the following criteria:

  • If an individual has a current diagnosis of COVID-19;
  • If an individual is quarantined (including self-imposed quarantine) at the instruction of a health care provider, employer, or government official, to prevent the spread of COVID-19;
  • If an individual is caring for a family member or dependent who has COVID-19 or is under a quarantine related to COVID-19; or
  • If an individual is caring for a family member or dependent who is unable to care for themselves due to the COVID-19 related closing of their school, child care facility, or other are program.

You may reach the NH Department of Employment Security here.

Amidst the sea of change to which the New Hampshire Association of REALTORS has played witness in its 85 years, one thing that has remained constant is the Realtor 'R' and the value we bring to every real estate transaction in which we take part. We are part of a unique community where our familial cooperation transcends our business competition. These are not mere platitudes, but our living ideals, and they are, in fact, the foundation on which we conduct ourselves in our day-to-day affairs.

 

Marc Drapeau, 2020 President, New Hampshire REALTORS

Marc Drapeau, 2020 President, New Hampshire REALTORS