Help Offered to Apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

REALTORS® can now apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) through the Employment Development Department (EDD). PUA, a key component of the CARES Act, expands unemployment benefits eligibility to business owners, self-employed workers and independent contractors, including most REALTORS®. 

California REALTORS® can apply for PUA through UI Online. You can create an account, file your claim, certify for continued benefits, verify your income, and update your information. To learn more about applying to this relief program, C.A.R. has created step-by-step illustrated instructions available here.