SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West announced today that SBA will close six Disaster Loan Outreach Centers on the dates and times listed below.
“SBA opened the centers to provide personalized assistance to Texas businesses and residents who were affected by the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred on March 21, 2022. Until the centers close, SBA customer service representatives will continue to be available to meet with businesses and residents to answer their questions, explain SBA’s disaster loan program and close their approved disaster loans,” said Garfield.
Businesses and residents can meet with SBA representatives on the days and times indicated below. No appointment is necessary.
BASTROP COUNTY Disaster Loan Outreach Center Bastrop County Tax Annex 1125 Dildy Drive Elgin, TX 78621 Wednesday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closes 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26
HOUSTON COUNTY Disaster Loan Outreach Center Crockett Civic Center Crockett Economic & Industrial Development Board Room 1100 Edmiston Drive Crockett, TX 75835 Wednesday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closes 6:00 p.m. Thursday, May 26
MONTAGUE COUNTY Disaster Loan Outreach Center Montague County Courthouse Old County Courthouse Third Floor 11339 State Highway 59 N Montague, TX 76251 Wednesday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closes 5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 26
NACOGDOCHES COUNTY Disaster Loan Outreach Center Cushing Volunteer Fire Department 783 Walnut Ave. Cushing, TX 75760 Wednesday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Closes 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26
UPSHUR COUNTY Disaster Loan Outreach Center Upshur County Courthouse Old Commissioners Meeting Room - Third Floor 100 West Tyler St. Gilmer, TX 75644 Wednesday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closes 5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 26
WILLIAMSON COUNTY Disaster Loan Outreach Center Wayfinders Church 508 North 5th St. Jarrell, TX 76537 Wednesday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closes 6:00 p.m. Thursday, May 26 SBA representatives will continue to be available at the following Disaster Loan Outreach Centers to meet with businesses and residents to answer their questions, explain SBA’s disaster loan program and close their approved disaster loans until further notice:
JACK COUNTY Disaster Loan Outreach Center Jack County Courthouse Fourth Floor 100 North Main St. Jacksboro, TX 76458 Mondays - Fridays, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed Monday, May 30 In Observance of Memorial Day
WILLIAMSON COUNTY Disaster Loan Outreach Center Clay Madsen Recreation Center 1600 Gattis School Road Round Rock, TX 78664 Mondays - Fridays, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closed Monday, May 30 In Observance of Memorial Day Businesses of all sizes and private nonprofit organizations may borrow up to $2 million to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and other business assets. SBA can also lend additional funds to businesses and homeowners to help with the cost of improvements to protect, prevent or minimize the same type of disaster damage from occurring in the future.
For small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations of any size, SBA offers Economic Injury Disaster Loans to help meet working capital needs caused by the disaster. Economic injury assistance is available regardless of whether the business suffered any property damage.
Disaster loans up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate. Homeowners and renters are eligible for up to $40,000 to repair or replace damaged or destroyed personal property.
Interest rates can be as low as 2.94 percent for businesses, 1.875 percent for private nonprofit organizations and 1.438 percent for homeowners and renters with terms up to 30 years. Loan amounts and terms are set by SBA and are based on each applicant’s financial condition.
Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at https://disasterloanassistance.sba.gov/. Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on SBA disaster assistance. For people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, please dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services. Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. The deadline to apply for property damage is July 5, 2022.
The deadline to apply for economic injury is Feb. 6, 2023.
### About the U.S. Small Business Administration The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov.