Sandy Survivors—Flood Insurance Deadlines Are Approaching!

If you have a flood insurance claim, you must submit a new “proof of loss”  to preserve your claim to your insurance company for what you might be still owed.  Proof of loss consists of three special forms and supporting documentation. FEMA has extended the proof of loss deadline, stating all of this proof of … Read more Sandy Survivors—Flood Insurance Deadlines Are Approaching!

Sandy 1 Year Later – Community Solutions in Recovery and Rebuilding Still Going Strong

Today marks the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy.  On October 29, 2012, Sandy blasted New York City with a record storm surge as high as 13 feet, as well as the Jersey Shore and New England, ultimately killing 159 people along the East Coast and damaging more than 650,000 homes. The storm caused $70 billion … Read more Sandy 1 Year Later – Community Solutions in Recovery and Rebuilding Still Going Strong

Still Trying to Figure Out Disaster Assistance and Benefits? Apply for a Disaster Case Manager to Help You!

For families and individuals affected by Sandy, the complex maze of benefits, loan applications, insurance paperwork, home repair or rebuild plans, etc., is overwhelming!  If you find yourself struggling to keep up with all the paperwork and pending deadlines for benefits – contact the New York Disaster Interfaith Services and request a free Disaster Case … Read more Still Trying to Figure Out Disaster Assistance and Benefits? Apply for a Disaster Case Manager to Help You!

New Housing Repair Assistance for Homeowners Affected by Sandy

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 … Read more New Housing Repair Assistance for Homeowners Affected by Sandy

Sandy Recovery: Resources and Info for New Yorkers

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 and Community Groups Health Issues Hotlines … Read more Sandy Recovery: Resources and Info for New Yorkers