Apply for an SBA Disaster Loan | Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee 2011
If you live in a county that is included in a Presidential disaster declaration, you may be eligible for federal disaster assistance that can help you rebuild and recover from the disaster.
The SBA disaster loan can provide up to:
- $200,000 for homeowners real estate losses not covered by insurance
- $40,000 for homeowners and renters for personal contents losses not covered by insurance
- $2 million for business physical and economic loss
If a homeowner or renter is not approved for a loan, they are referred back to FEMA where they may receive grant assistance. If you apply and are approved for a loan you are not required to take the loan. You have the option to use all, a portion or none of the approved loan amount.
You must live in a county covered under a disaster declaration to be eligible for a disaster recovery loan. View all Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee disaster declarations or all current disaster declarations.
Learn more about SBA’s disaster recovery efforts.