Thursday, February 28, 2013

SBA Extends Deadline for Hurricane Sandy Survivors in New York; Relocates Business Recovery Center in Queens County

ATLANTA – The U. S. Small Business Administration has extended the deadline for Hurricane Sandy survivors in New York to return applications for physical damage to Mar. 29, 2013.  

Additionally, the SBA Business Recovery Center at the The American Legion, 209 Cross Bay Blvd., Broad Channel, NY 11693, will close on Thursday, Feb. 28 at close of business and relocate to the Community Church of the Nazarene, 1414 Central Avenue, Far Rockaway,
NY 11691, effective Mar. 1. The hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., until further notice.

Survivors may also apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at

Additional details on the locations of other Recovery Centers and the loan application process can be obtained by calling the SBA Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or by sending an e-mail to  

The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is March 29, 2013. The deadline to return economic injury applications is July 31, 2013.

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 For more information about the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program, visit our website at

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