Residents and businesses affected by severe storms and flooding in Iroquois, Kankakee, Ford and Vermilion counties can apply for low-interest disaster loans. The application period is underway and will continue thru April 28th.
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest loans to residential and businesses to help cover damage which occurred between December 23rd, 2015 and January 13th of this year.
Residents and businesses in adjacent counties affected by the storms and flooding can also apply for low-interest loans. The contiguous counties eligible include Newton and Benton in Indiana.
Those affected can apply at the Watseka City Hall. The SBA Outreach Center is open from 7:30 am until 4:30 pm weekdays, and from 10 am until 2 pm Saturday. The Outreach Center will close on Thursday, April 28th. Applications can also be completed online.