SBA Loan Outreach Center to open in Moscow

After United States Senator Sherrod Brown, Marie Johns, administrator of the Small Business Administration and Moscow village officials met April 3, they finalized plans to bring SBA representatives to the village to assist residents with federal loan opportunities.

At the meeting, officials discussed residents’ concerns that the original SBA site, located in Washington Township, was not optimal, especially because some residents had conflicting work schedules or were left without a vehicle after the March 2 storms and tornados.

As a result of the discussion, the SBA will be opening a Disaster Loan Outreach Center in Moscow Tuesday, April 17.

The center will be open April 17-20 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m and Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The center will be located at the Moscow River Valley Community Center at 30 Wells Street.

“The center will help more Southwest Ohio homeowners and businesses navigate the application process for federal resources that can help them rebuild,” Senator Brown said.

Homeowners, renters and businesses in Clermont, Brown, Clinton, Hamilton and Warren counties in Ohio and Bracken, Campbell and Pendleton counties in Kentucky are eligible to apply.

The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is May 14, and the deadline to return economic injury applications is Dec. 13.

Individuals and businesses unable to visit the center in person may obtain information and loan applications by calling the SBA Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 or by sending an email to Loan applications may also be downloaded at

Applications should be returned to US Small Business Administration Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.