ALLEGHENY COUNTY (KDKA) — Gov. Tom Wolf is announcing that the U.S. Small Business Administration is declaring a disaster for Allegheny County following flash flooding and storms last month.
Homeowners and renters impacted in Allegheny County — as well as Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties — can apply for low-interest loans, announced Thursday.READ MORE: Michael Keaton Partners With Green Tech Company To Bring Plant To Pittsburgh
Heavy rains and strong winds caused flash flooding, knocked down trees and moved mud and debris onto roads on July 21-22.
Low-interest loans up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate, a release said.READ MORE: Superior Court Upholds Prison Sentence For Monroeville Mall Shooter Tarod Thornhill
Small Business Administration regulations permit loans up to $40,000 to repair or replace personal property, while business and nonprofits can borrow up to $2 million to restore damaged or destroyed property, equipment and assets.
The Disaster Outreach Center will be at the Renton Volunteer Fire Department on 1996 Old Mine Road from Aug. 9-20 to answer questions, explain the process and help in any way.MORE NEWS: Mayor Bill Peduto Commits Pittsburgh To Carbon Neutrality By 2050
If you’d like the information on how to apply, visit here.