SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Grays Harbor County Businesses and Residents Affected by the Winter Weather and Flooding

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Grays Harbor County Emergency Operations Center is pleased to announce that low-interest federal disaster loans are now available for Grays Harbor County businesses and residents affected by the winter weather and flooding. Released February 16, 2022, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) states that 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 all sizes 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 has opened a Disaster Loan Outreach Center at the Lewis County Courthouse to answer questions and assist with the application process.  Applicants may also apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at https://www.google.com/url?q=https://disasterloanassistance.sba.gov/&source=gmail&ust=1645148725216000&usg=AOvVaw0UxMtl7yLVo0F6_1d_KClV">https://disasterloanassistance.sba.gov/. Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on SBA disaster assistance. For people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, please dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services. Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX  76155.

The deadline to apply for property damage is April 18, 2022. The deadline to apply for economic injury is Nov. 15, 2022.