Eye on Hurricane Sandy Recovery Money


Sandy Update - October 28, 2013: HUD Announces Second Allocation of CDBG-DR Funds for States and NYC

Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced a second allocation of $5 billion in federal Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Relief funds to five states impacted by Hurricane Sandy and New York City.


Federal Disaster Relief Analysis and benchmarks

GJNY has summarized H.R. 152, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, detailing the federal agencies receiving disaster relief funds as well as reporting requirements and other accountability measures outlined in the legislation. [Download the pdf]


Sandy Update - October 2, 2013: Hurricane Sandy Victims face eviction from temporary housing

During a press conference at City Hall, Queens Councilmember Donovan Richards joined advocates in calling on the Bloomberg administration to extend the program to prevent sending 300 individuals into homeless shelters.