Sussex County homeowners, businesses and non-profit organizations are now eligible for low-interest federal loans to help cover the damages and economic loss stemming from Hurricane Sandy.
The U.S. Small Business Administration began accepting loan applications from Sussex County on Friday.
The deadline for submitting physical damage loans is March 4. Economic injury loan applications must be received by Oct. 2.
Applications can be downloaded and filed electronically at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. Loan forms and information also can be obtained by calling the SBA's Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Completed applications submitted via mail should be sent to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.