January 2, 2013

Setting Up the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force

For some of us, the holiday season is when we join together and celebrate our blessings. But for the families whose homes or small businesses were damaged or those who lost loved ones during Hurricane Sandy, this season is a time of grief, confusion and uncertainty, as they work to rebuild their homes and their […]

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November 16, 2012

Secretary Donovan Tapped By President Obama to Lead Hurricane Sandy Redevelopment Efforts

Editors Note: Excerpts cross-posted from Whitehouse.gov and DHS.gov. The Obama Administration has continued to bring all available resources to bear to support our state and local partners as they continue to respond and recover from the storm. On Thursday, November 15th, the President traveled to New York, where he announced that HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan […]

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November 6, 2012

Housing and Sheltering Needs of Hurricane Sandy

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 Cross posted from FEMA.gov   As the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and our federal partners continue to work with states to recover from Hurricane Sandy, an increasing number of residents whose homes were severely damaged or destroyed by the storm have been displaced from their homes and are seeking sheltering alternatives. FEMA is working directly […]

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September 4, 2012

Help After Isaac

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HUD is doing everything it can to help folks in need after Hurricane Isaac.  After President Obama’s issuance of a disaster declaration for certain counties and parishes in Mississippi and Louisiana HUD Secretary Donovan announced that HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to those two states. HUD also put together local disaster relief and emergency […]

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