Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone)

For information on the SBA’s HUBZone program in Southeast Wisconsin, please CLICK HERE

For information on the SBA’s HUBZone program in rural Wisconsin, please CLICK HERE

To view a presentation on HUBZones CLICK HERE.

HUBZone Update 4/20/17

A HUBZone may be one of the following:

  • A qualified Census Tract (QCT)
  • A qualified Nonmetropolitan County (QNMC)
  • A qualified Indian Reservation (QIR)
  • A Qualified Base Closure Area (QBA)
  • A Redesignated Area
  • Qualified Disaster Area (NEW 2017)

The HUBZone maps are working and the page at https://www.sba.gov/contracting/government-contracting-programs/hubzone-program/hubzone-maps is being updated accordingly.  However:

  1. The 2017 Qualified Census Tract spreadsheets are now available as well as the 2017 ACS and DDA Qualified Non-Metro County spreadsheets.
  2. However, the HUBZone Maps do not currently reflect the updates.


How long does it take to be certified?

Complete applications are finalized in about 90 days. It may take more or less time depending on the specifics of your application. See the application timeline for a more specific breakdown.

Can I get an update on the status of my application?

Follow these steps to check the status within the General Login System:

  1. Go to https://eweb.sba.gov/gls/dsp_login.cfm.
  2. Enter your User ID and password
  3. Click on the HUBZone icon
  4. Click on HUBZone Electronic Application
  5. The status will be displayed under the application number.


For additional information on this topic, please contact Ben Blanc at benjaminb@wispro.org or 414-270-3600