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TX Additional Disaster Loan Outreach Center Press Release

Disaster Field Operations Center West  

 

Release Date:  May 10, 2022 

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Release Number:  TX 17438-02 

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SBA to Open an Additional Five Disaster Loan Outreach Centers  

 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today announced the opening of five Disaster Loan Outreach Centers, on the dates and times listed below, to meet the needs of businesses and individuals who were affected by severe storms and tornadoes that occurred on March 21, 2022.  

 

“SBA customer service representatives will be on hand at the following centers to answer questions about SBA’s disaster loan program, explain the application process and help each individual complete their electronic loan application,” Garfield continued. The centers will be open on the days and times indicated. No appointment is necessary. 

 

BASTROP COUNTY 

Disaster Loan Outreach Center  

Bastrop County Tax Annex  

1125 Dildy Drive 

Elgin, TX  78621 

Opens 8 a.m. Wednesday, May 11 

Mondays - Fridays, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Closes at 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 

Opens 9 a.m. Friday, May 13 

Mondays - Fridays, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Closes at 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 

Opens 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 11 

Mondays – Fridays, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Closes at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 26  

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY 

Disaster Loan Outreach Center  

Cushing Volunteer Fire Department 

783 Walnut Ave. 

Cushing, TX  75760 

Opens 9 a.m. Thursday, May 12 

Mondays to Fridays, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Closes at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26  

UPSHUR COUNTY 

Disaster Loan Outreach Center 

Upshur County Courthouse 

100 West Tyler St. 

Old Commissioners Meeting Room – Third Floor 

Gilmer, TX? 75644 

Opens 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 13 

Mondays - Fridays, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Closes at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 26 

 

SBA continues to provide one-on-one assistance to disaster loan applicants at the following location on the days and times indicated. No appointment is necessary. 

 

JACK COUNTY 

Disaster Loan Outreach Center  

Jack County Courthouse  

100 North Main St. 

Jacksboro, TX  76458 

Mondays - Fridays, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

WILLIAMSON COUNTY 

Disaster Loan Outreach Center  

Wayfinders Church  

508 North Fifth St. 

Jarrell, TX  76537 

Mondays - Fridays, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

 

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. 

 

SBA 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 disastercustomerservice@sba.gov 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. 

 

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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

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