Tropical storm Elsa recovery loans available for homes and businesses

Alachua County has received a disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) due to damage caused by Tropical Storm Elsa. Individuals whose home or business was damaged by the storm are eligible to apply for SBA disaster loan assistance.

The deadline to file the application for physical damage loans is Sept. 20, 2021, and the deadline to apply for economic injury loans is April 22, 2022. For more information, visit