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SBA Business Recovery Center Has Moved To Bergen County Plaza

News Release 1/9/13—

TRENTON  — The Small Business Administration’s business recovery center in Bergen County has relocated.

The center at the Bergen Community College has relocated to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s disaster recovery center in the Bergen County Plaza.

The business recovery center is staffed by SBA customer service representatives who provide help to business owners seeking disaster assistance for losses caused by Hurricane Sandy. Individuals can also receive help at the facility.

The center is located at the following address: Bergen County: Bergen County Plaza, 1 Bergen Plaza 4th Floor, Hackensack, NJ 07652. Hours: Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Interest rates for SBA disaster loans are as low as 1.688 percent for homeowners and renters; 4 percent for business loans for physical losses and economic injury (working capital) and 3 percent for nonprofit organizations with terms up to 30 years. Loan amounts and terms are set by the SBA and are based on each applicant’s financial condition.

Applicants may apply online using the electronic loan application via SBA’s secure website at For more information about the SBA’s disaster loan program, visit its website at

Additional details about the loan application process can be obtained by calling the SBA Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (or 800-877-8339) or by sending an email to

The deadline for registering with FEMA and for filing SBA loan applications is Jan. 30. The deadline for filing an SBA application only for economic injury is July 31.

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