SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to California Businesses and Residents Affected by the Mission District Fire
SACRAMENTO – Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to California businesses and residents affected by the Mission District Fire that occurred on January 27, 2015, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA received on February 13 from Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr.’s designated representative, Mark S. Ghilarducci, director of the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services.
The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance available in Alameda, Marin, San Francisco and San Mateo counties.
“SBA is strongly committed to providing California with the most effective and customer-focused response possible, and we will be there to provide access to federal disaster loans to help finance recovery for businesses and residents affected by the disaster,” said Contreras-Sweet. “Getting our businesses and communities up and running after a disaster is our highest priority at SBA.”
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