New Yorkers living and working in communities affected by Hurricane Sandy face many challenges as they rebuild their homes, restore their businesses and get their lives back to normal. This site provides access to information on the City's efforts to help New Yorkers recover from the devastating effects of the storm.
NYC Build it Back
On Monday, June 3rd, Mayor Bloomberg announced the opening of registration for the NYC Build it Back program, New York City’s program to assist homeowners, landlords, and tenants in the five boroughs whose homes and properties were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. NYC Build It Back provides several pathways to help affected residents return to permanent, sustainable housing by addressing unmet housing recovery needs in several categories.
Read the press release
Sign up for NYC Build it Back
Does your business need help recovering from Hurricane Sandy damage?
For more information and to find out what you need to apply to the Business Loan and Grant Program, visit NYC Business Solutions. NYC Business Solutions Account Managers are on hand to answer any questions. You can contact an account manager online, or by visiting your local NYC Business Solutions Center.
Beware of Contractor and Mortgage Modification Scams
HPD Commissioner Mathew Wambua and DCA Commissioner Jonathan Mintz are urging consumers to be wary of scam artists who prey on the vulnerable, posing as contractors or foreclosure “rescue” specialists to scam unsuspecting homeowners out of money or even their homes. View the Public Service Announcements created by the Center for New York City Neighborhoods at the following links and share widely with your networks!
Contractor Fraud PSA
Mortgage Fraud PSA