There’s no such thing as ‘business as usual’ during these trying times. AIA Ohio is here to help by providing resources for firms and architects to use as we all learn to work differently.

Firms & Components

Click here to  access AIA’s list of resources for firms and components – this page is updated frequently.

Click here for AIA analysis of standard of care relative to site visits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click here to register for the AIAU series Economic Impact of COVID-19. Presented every Wednesday at 3 p.m., by AIA Chief Economist Kermit Baker, this free series will cover the latest developments and economic data and discusses the impact it is having on firms, and how they are responding so far.

Virtual Practice

Click here to access AIA Trust’s “Architect’s Guide to Virtual Practice.”


Stay at Home Directives

Click here for the Governor’s May 1 Directive on re-opening businesses.

Click here for a link to AIA’s Re-Occupancy Assessment Tool.

Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Click here for a list of resources for small business owners.

Did you know? Ohio has extended the deadline for state taxes. Returns, payments and estimated payments with due dates from April 15, 2020 through June 15, 2020, including fiscal year filers, are extended without interest or penalty to July 15, 2020. Click here for more information.

Support for Small Businesses

Small business owners and non-profit agencies impacted by the public health crisis can apply for low-interest loans of up to $2 million with repayment terms of up to 30 years. Click here to access information on the Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program.

Click here for a summary of how the SBA will be administering loans to small businesses.

Click here to access SBA Paycheck Protection Information. 

Click here to access the SBA Paycheck Protection Application. 

COVID-19 Federal Relief Update

As of March 19, Congress has passed two pieces of legislation to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak. Click this link to see a memo that describes how these two laws impact business owners. Congress is currently working on a third bill that is meant to be a significant economic stimulus package. AIA is actively advocating on your behalf for investments within that bill.

For an AIA analysis of the federal stimulus bill, the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act), and what it means for architects and firms, click here.

Resources for Healthcare Professionals

AIA Ohio members and the consultants with whom we work stand ready to help! The lists below include contact information for individuals who have offered to assist hospitals and medical facilities.

Click here for a list of architects and firms who work in healthcare.
Click here for a list of consultants (engineers, HVAC, etc.) working in the healthcare field.

Agencies and Departments

Click here for guidelines on Essential Infrastructure from OFCC.

Below are links to Ohio city building departments.