New Housing Repair Assistance for Homeowners Affected by Sandy

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Governor Cuomo has announced that New York State’s Housing Recovery Program will fully compensate homeowners affected by Sandy, Irene and Lee for repair costs of damage due to earth movement not currently covered in the National Flood Insurance Program.

For more information about this and other assistance available from the state, call 1-855-697-7263 or visit

Other housing repair, Sandy homeowners can look into include: 

  • The Neighborhood Revitalization NYC (NRNYC) has a free Mold Treatment Program available for residents of Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island who qualify and are struggling with mold left behind by the storm. Click here to find out if you qualify and how you can apply.  This information is also available in Spanish and Russian.
  • The NYC Build it Back Program is accepting applicants until October 31Click here for information on how to register. 
  •  Cuomo’s Disaster Homeownership Repair and Rebuilding Fund can help homeowners whose property was damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Homeowners who have already qualified for FEMA housing assistance grants can now also obtain up to an additional $10,000.  Click here to find out how you can apply.

Click here for other Sandy disaster recovery information.

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