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  • Standards & Regulations
    SBA SOP 50 10
    The current SBA SOP (50 10 6) and the upcoming SBA SOP (50 10 7) that will be effective on August 1st, 2023
  • Other Tools
    SBA Environmental Questionnaire
    Partner provides this SBA Environmental Questionnaire template for SBA Loan properties, following the guidelines of SBA’s SOP 50 10 6, effective on October 1, 2020. [ Download File Here ]
  • Articles
    What's New in SBA's SOP 50 10 6: A Review of Environmental Policy Updates
    NAVIGATING SBA’S ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY SOP UPDATES The long wait for SBA’s new SOP is over! Effective October 1, 2020 the SBA SOP 50 10 6 will replace the SOP 50 10 5(K). […]
  • Standards & Regulations
    SBA SOP 50 10 6 Environmental Flowchart
    Partner’s Steps of Environmental Investigation according to SOP 50 10 6, effective on October 1, 2020. [ Download Here ]
  • Standards & Regulations
    Appendix 6 of the SBA SOP 50 10 6: NAICS Codes of Environmentally Sensitive Industries, effective October 1, 2020. [ Download Here ]


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  • Articles
    Navigating SBA Loan Environmental Questionnaires
    HOW AND WHEN TO FILL OUT ENVIRONMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRES Environmental due diligence for SBA loans can involve many types of reports and assessments, all of which require the completion of an […]
  • Partner News
    SBA News You Can Use
    DO YOU HAVE THE CORRECT SBA ENVIRONMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE? SBA News You Can Us SBA’s Environmental Questionnaire Are you using the correct SBA Environmental Questionnaire (EQ)? Although the new SBA SOP 50 10 6 did […]
  • Articles
    SBA Crash Course – Topic 5: SBA Screen Outs and Appeals
    SBA SCREEN OUTS AND APPEALS Not all environmental due diligence reports make it through the review process at SBA’s Sacramento Loan Processing Center (SLPC) squeaky clean. Some require additional clarification […]
  • Articles
    SBA Crash Course – Topic 6: Reliance Letters
    RELIANCE LETTERS As part of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s environmental policy, reliance letters, along with certificates of insurance are required for Transaction Screen Assessments (TSAs), Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (Phase I ESAs) […]
  • Articles
    SBA Crash Course – Topic 7: The Phase I ESA and Beyond
    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) environmental policy (SOP 50 10 6, effective October 1, 2020) has particular requirements regarding environmental due diligence on “high risk” properties. Any property that […]

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