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SBA Disaster Assistance Available for Residents In Dubois County

Release Date: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Advisory Date: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017
 

WASHINGTON – Indiana businesses and residents affected by the severe storms and flooding on April 28–29, 2017 can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Administrator Linda McMahon announced today.

Administrator McMahon made the loans available in response to a letter from Gov. Eric J. Holcomb on June 9, requesting a disaster declaration by the SBA.  The declaration covers Dubois County and the adjacent counties of Crawford, Daviess, Martin, Orange, Perry, Pike, Spencer and Warrick in Indiana.

SBA’s customer service representatives will be available at the Disaster Loan Outreach Center to answer questions about the disaster loan program and help individuals complete their applications.

The Center is located in the following community and is open as indicated:

Dubois County-- City of Huntingburg-- 309 N. Geiger Street , Huntingburg, IN 47542

Opens:                        Friday, June 16 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hours:                         9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday (closed Sunday)

                                    9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Wednesday

                                    9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Thursday

Closes:                        Thursday, June 22 at 5 p.m.

For small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations, the SBA offers Economic Injury Disaster Loans to help meet working capital needs caused by the disaster.  Economic Injury Disaster Loan assistance is available regardless of whether the business suffered any physical property damage.

Applicants may be eligible for a loan amount increase up to 20 percent of their physical damages, as verified by the SBA for mitigation purposes.  Eligible mitigation improvements may now include a safe room or storm shelter to help protect property and occupants from future damage caused by a similar disaster.

Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

Businesses and individuals may also obtain information and loan applications by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing), or by emailing disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. Loan applications can also be downloaded at www.sba.gov/disaster. Completed applications should be returned to the center or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road,
Fort Worth, TX 76155.

The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is Aug. 14, 2017.  The deadline to return economic injury applications is March 14, 2018 .

For more information about the SBA's Disaster Loan Program, visit www.sba.gov/disaster .

 

WASHINGTON – Indiana businesses and residents affected by the severe storms and flooding on April 28–29, 2017 can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Administrator Linda McMahon announced today.

Administrator McMahon made the loans available in response to a letter from Gov. Eric J. Holcomb on June 9, requesting a disaster declaration by the SBA.  The declaration covers Dubois County and the adjacent counties of Crawford, Daviess, Martin, Orange, Perry, Pike, Spencer and Warrick in Indiana.

SBA’s customer service representatives will be available at the Disaster Loan Outreach Center to answer questions about the disaster loan program and help individuals complete their applications.

The Center is located in the following community and is open as indicated:

Dubois County-- City of Huntingburg-- 309 N. Geiger Street , Huntingburg, IN 47542

Opens:                        Friday, June 16 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hours:                         9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday (closed Sunday)

                                    9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Wednesday

                                    9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Thursday

Closes:                        Thursday, June 22 at 5 p.m.

For small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations, the SBA offers Economic Injury Disaster Loans to help meet working capital needs caused by the disaster.  Economic Injury Disaster Loan assistance is available regardless of whether the business suffered any physical property damage.

Applicants may be eligible for a loan amount increase up to 20 percent of their physical damages, as verified by the SBA for mitigation purposes.  Eligible mitigation improvements may now include a safe room or storm shelter to help protect property and occupants from future damage caused by a similar disaster.

Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

Businesses and individuals may also obtain information and loan applications by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing), or by emailing disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. Loan applications can also be downloaded at www.sba.gov/disaster. Completed applications should be returned to the center or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road,
Fort Worth, TX 76155.

The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is Aug. 14, 2017.  The deadline to return economic injury applications is March 14, 2018 .

For more information about the SBA's Disaster Loan Program, visit www.sba.gov/disaster .

Related State: 
Indiana