The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance available in the Utah counties of Iron, Kane and Washington; the Arizona county of Mohave; and the Nevada county of Lincoln.
“The U. S. Small Business Administration is strongly committed to providing Utah with the most effective and customer-focused response possible, and we will be there to provide access to federal disaster loans to help finance recovery for residents and businesses affected by the disaster,” said Mills. “Getting our businesses and communities up and running after a disaster is our highest priority at SBA.”
“Low-interest, federal disaster loans are available to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and private, nonprofit organizations whose property was damaged or destroyed by this disaster,” said SBA’s Utah District Director Stan Nakano. “Beginning Tuesday, October 2, SBA representatives will be on hand at the following Disaster Loan Outreach Center to issue loan applications, answer questions about SBA’s disaster loan program, explain the application process and help each individual complete their application,” Nakano continued. The center will be open on the days and times indicated. No appointment is necessary.
Disaster Loan Outreach Center
Santa Clara City Offices
2603 Santa Clara Drive
Santa Clara, Utah 84765
Opens Tuesday, October 2, at 8:00 AM
Mondays thru Fridays
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
(Closed Monday, October 8, for Columbus Day)
Closes Thursday, October 11 at 5:00 pm
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.
Businesses of any size 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 homeowners and businesses to help with the cost of making improvements that 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 (EIDLs) to help meet working capital needs caused by the disaster. EIDL assistance is available regardless of whether the business suffered any property damage.
Interest rates can be as low as 1.688 percent for homeowners and renters, 3 percent for private, nonprofit organizations and 4 percent for businesses, with terms up to 30 years. Loan amounts and terms are set by SBA and are based on each applicant’s financial condition. Disaster loan information and application forms are also available from SBA’s Customer Service Center by calling (800) 659-2955