ATLANTA, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profit organizations of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages due to severe storms and tornadoes on Aug. 6-7, 2013. The deadline to apply for physical damage is Oct. 21, 2013.
"Currently, 29 disaster loans have been approved in the amount of $1,127,800 for affected survivors," said Frank Skaggs, director of SBA's Field Operations Center East in Atlanta. "We are pleased to get these loans approved so residents in the disaster area can start to rebuild and resume their normal lives. I encourage anyone who has not completed their disaster loan application to do so and return it as quickly as possible."
Low-interest disaster loans are available in Brown, Calumet, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, and Winnebago in Wisconsin.
Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA's secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.
Disaster loan information and application forms may also be obtained by calling the SBA's Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Loan applications can be downloaded from www.sba.gov/disaster. Completed applications should be 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 October 21, 2013. The deadline to return economic injury applications is May 21, 2014.
For more information about the SBA's Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov/disaster.
Release Number: 14-013, WI 13729/13730
Contact: Michael Lampton
Phone: (404) 331-0333
SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration