The U.S. Small Business Administration is opening a Business Recovery Center at 7000 Taylor Ave.

The office in Fort Smith's Chaffee Crossing area will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday until all needs are met, according to SBA Public Information Officer Javier Caltenco.

The SBA offers low-interest loans to businesses, nonprofits, homeowners and renters in areas that have been declared disaster zones. The deadline for physical damage claims is Aug. 7, and the deadline for economic injury claims is March 9, 2020.