ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today the opening of a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) in Margate City, NJ on Tuesday, Feb. 19. The Center will provide one-on-one assistance to homeowners, renters and businesses of all sizes seeking disaster assistance for losses caused by Hurricane Sandy.
The Center is located as indicated below until further notice:
Union Avenue School/Margate City Hall
9001 Winchester Avenue
Margate City, NJ 08402
Opens: Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 9 a.m.
Hours: Monday-Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
"Survivors who receive a SBA disaster loan application should submit it as soon as possible to receive consideration for a loan to help with their recovery," said Frank Skaggs, director of SBA Field Operations Center East. "SBA's Customer Service Representatives are on hand at the center to provide one-on-one assistance in completing their application."
Applicants may also apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA's secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela.
Additional details on the locations of recovery centers and the loan application process can be obtained by calling 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 email@example.com. Loan applications can be downloaded from www.sba.gov.
The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is March 1, 2013.
The deadline to return economic injury applications is July 31, 2013.
For more information about the SBA's Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov.
Contact: Michael Lampton
Release Number: 13-298, NJ 13367/13368
SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration