The Village of Elmira Heights, along with the Elmira Heights Urban Renewal Agency, has emergency 2% loans now available. There are two types of loans; a Quick Loan for $1,000 and an Emergency Loan for up to $5,000. Applicants must currently be an owner of an operating business within the Village of Elmira Heights. Loans must be used for working capital to cover general operating expenses, prevent staff reductions and/or to offset losses due to the COVID – 19 pandemic. Initial payments of loans will be deferred for the first six months. restrictions apply on all loans. For further information and an application, please stop by the Village Hall between the hours of 9:00 and 3:00 or email Julie Chevalier, Director of Urban Renewal, at