Economic Injury Disaster Loans available through Small Business Administration

Published: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 05:57 PM.

Low-interest disaster loans are available in Okaloosa County and surrounding counties for damage and economic injury from recent storm impacts.

The Secretary of Agriculture's Small Business Administration disaster declaration created loan assistance opportunities for small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes in Florida.

The new application filing deadline is April 6, 2015. Terms include loans up to 30 years and a maximum 4 percent interest rate. Storm impact must have occurred between April 4 and May 2.

Loan applications can be downloaded at www.sba.gov/disaster or accessed securely at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.

Mail completed applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Distribution Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.

Call the SBA Customer Service line, 800-659-2955, or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov for more information. Deaf or hard of hearing people may call 800-877-8339.



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