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Sandy Recovery: Resources and Info for New Yorkers

Sandy Recovery: Resources and Info for New Yorkers

October 14, 2013 at 9:38 am 927 comments

Lea en Español This guide provides answers and information on resources for the most-commonly asked questions and issues coming up during the Sandy recovery process. FEMA Appeals and other Disaster Assistance Sandy Fraud Sandy Insurance Issues Sandy Legal Aid in NYC Housing Issues Tax Issues Assistance for Small Businesses andRead More

FEMA extends SANDY Transitional Shelter program – Aug. 6

FEMA extends SANDY Transitional Shelter program – Aug. 6

July 9, 2013 at 2:45 pm 123 comments

Following several deadline extensions, FEMA has granted another 30-day extension to the Transitional Sheltering Assistance program. The new check out date for Sandy affected patrons in the program is August 6, 2013. Eligible survivors have been contacted by FEMA to let them know about the extension. This is a temporaryRead More

Long Island and Hudson Valley: Sandy Resources Specifically for you

Long Island and Hudson Valley: Sandy Resources Specifically for you

June 25, 2013 at 2:52 pm 490 comments

The New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services has compiled a comprehensive list of resources for residents living in Nassau County, Suffolk County and the Hudson Valley. New York Hurricane Sandy: Disaster Recovery Resources This resource included information on how to access services for the entire family (including resources for pets),Read More

Receiving DHAP-SANDY? Operating Requirements Announced

Receiving DHAP-SANDY? Operating Requirements Announced

June 19, 2013 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

Are you receiving help from the Disaster Housing Assistance Program for Sandy from HUD and FEMA? This week the duo announced operating rules, regulations and requirements for the program. Interested parties can find that pdf on the HUD portal – click here. As part of a HUD-FEMA initiative these areRead More

NYC Build It Back Program Proves NYer’s Resilience

NYC Build It Back Program Proves NYer’s Resilience

June 6, 2013 at 1:31 pm 116 comments

Lee en español At this point, there’s nothing that can take a New Yorker down. This week the Mayor’s NYC Recovery office announced its NYC Build It Back program to help communities affected by Hurricane Sandy rebuild their homes and restore their business. Time is ticking and we need toRead More

Obtain Sandy Emergency Cash Grants Through NYDIS’ Unmet Needs Roundtable

Obtain Sandy Emergency Cash Grants Through NYDIS’ Unmet Needs Roundtable

May 30, 2013 at 9:04 pm 154 comments

Feel like you’ve exhausted all of the recovery resources following Sandy? The New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS) Unmet Needs Roundtable may be able to help those seeking assistance of last resort. The Unmet Needs Roundtable draws on donors and case worker management agencies to provide emergency help to ensureRead More

Memorial Day Brings Many Implications for NYC – Remembering Our Solidiers and Beaches

Memorial Day Brings Many Implications for NYC – Remembering Our Solidiers and Beaches

May 28, 2013 at 1:23 pm 1 comment

Hope everyone had a wonderful and safe Memorial Day weekend!! The stream of red, white and blue in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn in honor of the men and women that have given their lives for our country was beautiful. There’s nothing like the coming together of the families that wear theirRead More

Sandy DHS Hotel Program Can STAY!!

Sandy DHS Hotel Program Can STAY!!

May 21, 2013 at 2:21 pm 0 comments

Following a recent court decision, Sandy evacuees in the DHS Hotel Program that were at risk of further displacement can now stay in the program while replacement housing is acquired. In April, the city stated that it would be ending the program because most of the families had been ableRead More

FEMA Specialists Answer Rebuilding and Cleanup How-To Questions

FEMA Specialists Answer Rebuilding and Cleanup How-To Questions

May 10, 2013 at 3:19 pm 145 comments

Homeowners forced into demolition and construction roles after Sandy with questions about rebuilding and cleanup can now ask a FEMA Hazard Mitigation Specialist on-site at their Lowes or Home Depot. Specialists will be on hand to offer free advice on National Flood Insurance Program, repair, insurance rate maps and anyRead More

Need help getting rid of mold? NYC offers Free Mold Removal Services

Need help getting rid of mold? NYC offers Free Mold Removal Services

May 9, 2013 at 5:22 pm 160 comments

    Para leer en español Black, brown fuzzy spider vein-type marks might be crawling up your windows and under your doors in post-Sandy New York City. Thousands of houses in the hardest hit areas along the coasts several months later are still trying to curb this infestation. The villain:Read More