ATLANTA, July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that two additional counties, Bath and Harlan in Kentucky, have been added to the Presidential declaration for Public Assistance and of the July 13 deadline to submit disaster loan applications for physical damages resulting from damages caused by severe winter storm, snowstorm, flooding, landslides and mudslides on March 3 – 9, 2015.
Disaster survivors may submit an application after the July 13, 2015 deadline and should include an explanation of the substantial causes beyond their control preventing them from submitting the application by the deadline.
PNPs that provide non-critical services located in the following Kentucky counties are eligible to apply to SBA: Anderson, Bath, Bell, Bourbon, Boyd, Breathitt, Bullitt, Butler, Calloway, Carter, Casey, Clay, Daviess, Elliott, Estill, Fleming, Floyd, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Grant, Greenup, Hancock, Harlan, Harrison, Hart, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Larue, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lewis, Magoffin, Marshall, Martin, Mason, Menifee, Metcalfe, Morgan, Nicholas, Ohio, Owen, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Robertson, Rockcastle, Rowan, Spencer, Trigg, Washington, Webster, Whitley and Woodford. Examples of eligible non-critical PNP organizations include, but are not limited to, food kitchens, homeless shelters, museums, libraries, community centers, schools and colleges.
The SBA offers low-interest disaster loans to PNP organizations for physical losses up to its loan limits. Approved loans can be increased for protective measures to lessen similar future damages. Additionally, PNPs can obtain loans for unmet working capital needs. To be considered for this assistance, PNPs need to apply by the deadline.
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. Applications can also be downloaded from the SBA's website at 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 July 13, 2015. The deadline to return economic injury applications is Feb. 12, 2016.
For more information about the SBA Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at www.sba.gov/disaster.
Release Number: 15-309, KY 14310/14311
Contact: Michael Lampton
Phone: (404) 331-0333
SOURCE U.S. Small Business Administration