November 7, 2012

FEMA Announces Temporary Housing Rental Assistance Increase in New York and New Jersey

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Cross posted from FEMA.gov As part of ongoing efforts to ensure families and individuals impacted by Hurricane Sandy get the support they need, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the agency is increasing the amount of rental assistance that it may provide eligible disaster survivors in New York and New Jersey.  The […]

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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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November 2, 2012

Locating Housing after a Natural Disaster

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy (or any natural disaster),  families can be forced from their homes and finding a place to live as quickly as possible is crucial.  There are many resources available from federal agencies to private organizations.  In order to make the process as easy as possible, FEMA has put together the […]

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October 31, 2012

Rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy

As images of the aftermath of Sandy come in and surveys of the damages are being assessed, it is without a doubt that millions of people on the East Coast have been left to pick up the pieces of their homes.  Some families will have to endure repairs that will cost thousands while others will […]

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