Second Take: Developers — they’re just like us!

Builders facing frustrations, delays in applying for financial relief

National /
Apr.April 22, 2020 06:00 PM

Every Average Joe has had the frustrating experience of not being able to get their bank on the phone. But one wouldn’t think some of the country’s most prominent developers have the same headaches.

Turns out that when it comes to the Small Business Association’s Paycheck Protection Program, developers are facing many of the same frustrations — delays, lack of clarity and rejections — as the rest of America’s small businesses. The Real Deal’s Los Angeles reporter Matthew Blake chatted with Hiten Samtani about his latest feature exploring some of these issues.


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