David Y. Ige | HI-EMA NEWS RELEASE: SMALL BUSINESS LOANS AVAILABLE TO COUNTER HONOLULU DROUGHT IMPACTS


HI-EMA NEWS RELEASE: SMALL BUSINESS LOANS AVAILABLE TO COUNTER HONOLULU DROUGHT IMPACTS

Posted on Nov 25, 2020 in Latest News, Newsroom

HONOLULU Hawaii Emergency Administration Company (HI-EMA) want to remind the general public that small nonfarm companies in Honolulu at the moment are eligible to use for low curiosity federal catastrophe loans from the U.S. Small Enterprise Administration. These loans offset financial losses due to diminished revenues attributable to drought in Honolulu County that started Sept. 15, 2020.

Small nonfarm companies, small agricultural cooperatives, small companies engaged in aquaculture and most non-public nonprofit organizations of any dimension might qualify for Financial Harm Catastrophe Loans of as much as $2 million to assist meet monetary obligations and working bills which might have been met had the catastrophe not occurred.

These monies can show to be an indispensable support for the struggling small companies affected by the drought that began in September, mentioned HI-EMA Administrator Luke Meyers.

Eligibility for these loans relies on the monetary impression of the catastrophe solely and never on any precise property injury. These loans have an rate of interest of threep.c for companies and a couple of.75p.c for personal nonprofit organizations, a most time period of 30years and can be found to small companies and most non-public nonprofits with out the monetary capacity to offset the adversarial impression with out hardship.

By legislation, SBA makes Financial Harm Catastrophe Loans obtainable when the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture designates an agricultural catastrophe. The Secretary declared this catastrophe on Nov. 6, 2020.

Candidates might apply on-line, obtain further catastrophe help data and obtain functions at https://disasterloanassistance.sba.gov/. Candidates may additionally name SBAs Buyer Service Middle at (800) 659-2955 or e-mail [emailprotected] for extra data on SBA catastrophe help. People who’re deaf or onerous of listening to might name (800) 877-8339. Accomplished functions needs to be mailed to U.S. Small Enterprise Administration, Processing and Disbursement Middle, 14925 Kingsport Highway, Fort Value, TX 76155.

The deadline to use for financial harm is July 6, 2021.

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