Urgent Message from the SBA Office of Disaster Assistance

The SBA Office of Disaster Assistance stands ready to assist those Southeast Michigan residents and business owners that have sustained damage from the severe storms and flooding that occurred between August 11 and 13 of this year. Although many business have indicated a need for assistance,very few have returned their applications.

At the close of business on October 22, 2014 the SBA has approved $23,084,800 for homeowners, renters and businesses in the State of Michigan with $5,537,600 approved in the City of Detroit. However there is much more that we can do.
Please join us in urging those with damage to submit their SBA Disaster Loan Applications as soon as possible and before the deadline of November 24, 2014.

If you have any questions please contact me at the following address
Michael B. Peacock, Public Affairs Specialist
US Small Business Administration
101 Marietta Street NW Suite 700, Atlanta, GA 30303-2725
Phone: 404-606-1988
Federal Disaster Loans for Homeowners Renters, and Business of All Sizes

Council President
Pro Tempore
George Cushingberry Jr.

Council President Pro Tem George Cushingberry


2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 1340 Detroit, MI 48226

(313) 224-4535 (office)
(313) 224-1524 (fax)
TTY 711 or (800) 649-3777
E-mail:  cushingberryg@detroitmi.gov

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency is doing assessments for water damage because of the recent flooding in August.  

Flood Victims can begin applying for aid. The deadline for applying for disaster relief from FEMA is has been EXTENDED to Sunday  December 14th, 2014
 @  4pm. 

On September 25th, 2014,  the Governor’s office has declared Detroit a disaster area
Click Here for FEMA Flood Disaster Help www.DisasterAssistance.gov

Property Owners may qualify for loans up to $200,000.  Renters and Landlords for loans up to $40,000.
Citizens may qualify for Small Business loan or $32,400 in financial assistance