disaster loans

6:32 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Obama declares flooding disaster for Michigan counties

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Allegan and Barry Counties among those hit hard by spring flooding
Washington - President Barack Obama issued a disaster declaration Tuesday for Michigan that will free up federal aid for 16 Michigan counties ravaged by spring flooding. Gov. Rick Snyder declared a state of disaster May 7 after damage to public infrastructure ran into the millions.
8:43 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Federal officials to open disaster loan office in Grand Rapids

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Property owners affected by April flooding in Kent, Allegan, Barry and five other counties are eligible to apply for loans
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Federal officials on Tuesday are slated to open a service center in Grand Rapids for property owners applying for disaster relief loans. The U.S. Small Business Administration said last week it would offer loans to uninsured homeowners and businesses affected by record April flooding in West Michigan.