The U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has converted six Business Recovery Centers into Disaster Loan Outreach Centers as it begins phasing out its presence in the Pee Dee region three months after Hurricane Florence.
The change is intended to encourage all disaster survivors to continue to meet face-to-face with customer service representatives, obtain program information and receive help in submitting an SBA disaster loan application as well as provide assistance for those survivors with the SBA appeal process for declined applications.
The centers will permanently shut down operations at the close of business Thursday. Homeowners and renters who sustained physical losses or economic injury due from Sept. 8 through Oct. 8 are encouraged to submit an SBA disaster loan application. [Read more…]