Hurricane Sandy aid - Articles

Study: Hoboken Got About as Much Sandy Aid as Other N.J. Cities

Charles Sykes/The Associated Press By Geoff Mulvihill TRENTON, N.J. -- The city whose Democratic mayor said GOP Gov. Chris Christie's administration tied Superstorm Sandy aid to her support for a real estate project has, so far, received a level of aid from state-run programs that is similar to what other towns got, a... Continue Reading »

Sequestration Could Cut Lifelines to Hurricane Sandy Victims

Some Hurricane Sandy victims still struggling to recover from the devastating storm may find themselves waiting even longer for a lifeline -- because of the looming federal budget cuts known as "sequestration." But other victims are just now finally receiving help from state programs that were promised some time ago. The... Continue Reading »

FEMA to Cover Hurricane Sandy Home Repairs in New York

Federally-paid contractors will do basic repairs so tens of thousands of New York victims of Hurricane Sandy can stay in or return to their damaged homes during major work, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and federal officials announced Wednesday. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is offering new, supplemental aid aimed at... Continue Reading »

Hurricane Sandy Housing Aid Eludes Storm Victims in Hard-Hit Staten Island Neighborhood

Many homes in the Staten Island neighborhood of New Dorp Beach were shattered by Hurricane Sandy. But even in a New York City community as hard hit by the superstorm as this one, Rudy Mienert's house stops passersby dead in their tracks. Slabs of its clapboard exterior litter the ground, the front fence is mangled and a... Continue Reading »

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