SBA


Sandy-struck small businesses say S.B.A. disaster loans hard to come by

The U.S. Small Business Administration says it is here to help after Hurricane Sandy. But some small business owners say that help has been hard to get. The federal agency has been urging home- and business-owners hurt by Sandy to apply for a low-interest disaster loan if their insurance proceeds fall short of what they…


After Sandy, Government Lends to Rebuild in Flood Zones ~Pro Publica

At least 10,500 home and business owners whose properties are in FEMA’s new advisory flood zones have been approved for an SBA disaster loan to rebuild from Sandy, according to a ProPublica and WNYC analysis of federal data. These loans are worth at least $766 million. And that figure could be much higher. FEMA has…