Gov. Eric Holcomb said Tuesday that Washington County qualified for the loans which means eight nearby counties are also eligible.
State Police say 50-year-old Charles Scott Defabritis allegedly obtained several farm loans in 2013 using false information and collateral.
Indiana residents and businesses in 19 counties can qualify for low-interest disaster loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The governor is asking for assistance for Daviess, Fountain and Howard counties after tornadoes swept through the state in November.
The longer the government shutdown continues, the harder it might be to get housing loans.
A new report says more borrowers are falling behind on their student loan payments than on their credit card payments for the first time since at least 2003.