To apply, go to Disaster Assistance.gov to start the process. You have 60 days from the day that the area was issued a declaration for Individual Assistance to apply. If you cannot apply online, call 800-621-3362.
As of Sept. 14, 2017, the affected areas eligible for SBA disaster loans:
Florida: revard, Broward, Charlotte, Clay, Collier, Duval, Flagler, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Orange, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Saint Johns, Saint Lucie, Sarasota.
Puerto Rico: Culebra and Vieques counties.
U.S. Virgin Islands: Saint John and Saint Thomas.
For people living in some parts of Florida, they can get Economic Injury Loans. The following contiguous Florida counties are eligible for Economic Injury Loans only: Angelina, Atascosa, Brooks, Burleson, Caldwell, Grimes, Guadalupe, Houston, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Live Oak, Madison, Milam, San Augustine, Shelby, Travis, Trinity, Washington, Williamson, Wilson..
You apply online by clicking here. You can also use the link to check the status of the application.
If you have any questions, call the Small Business Administration at 1-800-659-2955.
The SBA loans kick in after insurance and funding from FEMA. It can be used for real estate, personal property and economic injury.