Governor Walker's request for assistance for storm victims approved

By KBJR News 1

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Governor Walker's request for assistance for storm victims approved

July 15, 2014 Updated Jul 16, 2014 at 10:52 AM CDT

Madison, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's request today for federal low interest loans that would be available to businesses and individuals who were affected by storms in June.

The areas impacted include Grant County and surrounding areas in southwest Wisconsin. The SBA has included the counties of: Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland, and Crawford.

Non–profit organizations and businesses may borrow as much as $2 million to replace or repair inventory, real estate, equipment and machinery and other business assets.

Loans as large as $200,000 are available to homeowners to replace or repair destroyed or damaged real estate. Homeowners, as well as renters, may take out a loan up to $40,000 to replace or repair any damaged or destroyed personal property. To obtain an application you can email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov or call the SBA's Customer Service Center at 800–659–2955.

You can also download an application on this website.

Completed applications should be made out to the ‘U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center’ and mailed to this address:
14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155