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.
Important Notice for Applicants
Please ask to see official identification for any contractor who says that they are affiliated with NYC Build it Back. You can confirm the identity of a contractor by calling Customer Service at 212-615-8329.
Community Presentation - Click to view a community presentation on NYC Build it Back policies and progress.
SBA Loan FAQs - Click here to view FAQs on SBA loans.
Monthly Report - Click to view the latest monthly progress report for NYC Build it Back.
Fraud Hotline - Click to view information on the NYC Department of Investigation's Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fraud Hotline (212-825-5959).
Locations of the Build it Back Centers
10-01 Beach 20th Street
Note: The Center's entrance is next to the Queens Library for Teens on the corner of Beach 20th and Cornaga Avenue.
415 State Rd
Note: The Center's entrance is across the street from Beach 178th St.
NYC Human Resources Administration Center, 3050 West 21st St
Note: The Center is between Surf Avenue and the Boardwalk.
1097 Bergen Ave
Note: The Center's entrance is at the NYC Department of Environmental Protection Paedergat Facility at Bergen and Avenue K.
Staten Island East Shore
1976 Hylan Blvd
Note: The Center is located at the Kia Dealership between Jefferson and Stobe Avenues.
Build it Back Customer Service is available to answer questions Monday through Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM.
Please call (212) 615-8329 or
You may submit any documents at a Build it Back Center or by one of the methods below. Please be sure to include your application number on the top of each document page.
Mail: 14 Murray Street #150, New York, NY 10007
Fax: (855) 212-1912
Build it Back's Multi-Family Program is Seeking Qualified General Contractors
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and the Community Preservation Corporation (CPC) have released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) seeking General Contractors qualified to do federally funded work on multi-family buildings in New York City. Build it Back's Multi-family Program is establishing a list of qualified contractors, based on qualifications submitted through this RFQ process. The owners of the affected properties generally will be required to use a bidding process to select contractors. Please click here for more information and click here to see the RFQ.