1. Online Application
Applicants must register for an account and complete the loan application on this site.
Paper applications will not be accepted. Applications can be completed online at local public libraries.
If the Loan Application is complete, the Applicant will receive an email saying that the application is complete and has been sent to the Loan Committee for review.
A Loan Application must receive a minimum score of 60 out of 100 points on the Equity Assessment Score Card found here.
Send an email to the Applicant and to the City of Oakland stating that the loan has been approved. Meet with the Applicant to review and sign the closing documents. Send completed loan documents to City of Oakland for signature and payment processing.
The Loan Applicant can then pick up the loan check and a copy of the fully executed Loan Agreement at the Special Activity Permits Office and sign for payment.