Hood River County

Sheriff's Office

Business Recovery - Eagle Creek Fire

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Are you a Hood River County business with economic losses from the Eagle Creek Fire? Hood River County and Gorge area businesses can get long term low interest loans from the Federal SBA (Small Business Administration) to help you recover from lost revenue from last fall's Eagle Creek Fire.

There's only one month left to apply for SBA Disaster Loans in Hood River, Multnomah, Wasco, Clackamas, Gilliam, Jefferson, Multnomah, Sherman and Wheeler counties in Oregon; and Klickitat and Skamania counties in Washington. SBA is accepting applications through July 31, 2018.

The loan terms are favorable - long term (up to 30 years,) low interest rates (2.5 – 3.3%) to help offset business losses from the fire disaster.

Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information and download applications at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov for more information on SBA disaster assistance. Individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing may call (800) 877-8339. Completed applications should be mailed to U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX  76155.

Please see the attached SBA press release for more detailed information.