SBA disaster loans are now available to Texas businesses and residents affected by the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred on January 24, 2023. The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance available in Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Hardin, Harris, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Montgomery, Newton, Orange, and Waller counties.

Applicants may apply online, receive additional disaster assistance information, and download applications at Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email [email protected] for more information on SBA disaster assistance. The deadline to apply for property damage is May 16, 2023. The deadline to apply for economic injury is Dec. 18, 2023.

This news release includes more details. For more information, please contact:

Abigail Gonzalez, MBA
Acting Regional Communications Director
Region VI – Serving Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico
U.S. Small Business Administration
Office:  713-773-6525
[email protected]