FEMA Extends Deadline to Request Hurricane Sandy Claims Review

Do you think you were underpaid by your flood insurance? You may be eligible to have your claim reviewed. The Requests for FEMA Flood Insurance Claims Review have been extended to Oct. 15th, 2015. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that any additional flood insurance proceeds up to $20,000 will not … Read moreFEMA Extends Deadline to Request Hurricane Sandy Claims Review

3 steps you can take now to fight your FEMA recoupment

 (Photo: Pamela Andrade) Just weeks after the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, FEMA has expanded efforts to “recoup”—that is, to demand repayment of—millions of dollars in disaster assistance given to Superstorm Sandy victims.    In notices recently received by storm victims across New York, FEMA has demanded repayment of disaster assistance awards—some totaling tens of … Read more3 steps you can take now to fight your FEMA recoupment

New rules to help Hurricane Sandy victims

Mayor de Blasio released his long-awaited report evaluating NYC’s Sandy response and detailing his plan to overhaul the Build it Back program. The reforms introduce by de Blasio include: an increase in eligibility for 4,000 homeowners who have already made repairs for government assistance; a plan to have construction started on 500 homes and have … Read moreNew rules to help Hurricane Sandy victims

Having problems with your Sandy-related claims?

Reports of problems with insurance companies are surfacing. The Washington Post is reporting that insurance companies are  shortchanging victims of Hurricane Sandy and either not paying or underpaying the claims. The article states, “Many homeowners who got slammed by Hurricane Sandy one year ago are finding that their flood insurance checks are nowhere near large … Read moreHaving problems with your Sandy-related claims?