Welcome to NYC Housing Recovery

The NYC Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery Operations and the Build It Back Program are dedicated to helping New Yorkers living in communities affected by Hurricane Sandy rebuild their homes and improve the resiliency of homes and communities.

By the end of 2016, 90 percent of program participants had received checks and/or commenced construction. In addition, 76 percent of City managed single family homes were complete.

The program's significant momentum over the past three years stems from the Mayor's overhaul of Build It Back in 2014. Details of the overhaul and the areas of progress can be found in the October 2016 Progress Update, (the initial report from April 2014 can be found here).

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RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Build It Back Acquisition Program is seeking qualified contractors for the demolition of vacant properties and sites. Please see the below link for more information on the newly released Invitation for Bids.

PRI Invitation For Bids

October 20, 2016
IMPORTANT NOTICE

Since Mayor Bill de Blasio took overhauled Build It Back in 2014, the program has made significant strides, serving thousands of homeowners over the past three years. Read more about the progress made and the challenges the program still faces in the October 2016 Build It Back Progress Update.

October 18, 2016

The Build It Back Acquisition Program is seeking qualified contractors for the demolition of vacant properties and sites. Please see the below link for more information on the newly released Invitation for Bids.
PRI Invitation For Bids

September 22, 2016
IMPORTANT NOTICE

Build It Back is proud to partner with the Center for NYC  Neighborhoods (CNYCN) and New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS) to offer Temporary Housing Services for homeowners displaced by construction on their homes. Please refer to the flyer at this link for further information.

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Calling All Contractors and Subcontractors

Build It Back and the Department of Design and Construction are expanding their capacity to allow for resilient development at a neighborhood-wide scale. To learn more about contracting and subcontracting and to apply for the pre-qualified list of contractors, please visit: nyc.gov/ddc.

Temporary Relocation Assistance

Build It Back now offers financial assistance for housing costs to homeowners who must temporarily vacate their properties due to Build It Back construction. Please click here for additional info

Customer Service

Build It Back Customer Service is available to answer questions Monday through Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM. Please call (212) 615-8329 or email housing@recovery.nyc.gov.

CONSTRUCTION SERVICE CENTERS

Brooklyn
Brooklyn Construction Services Center
1380 Rockaway Parkway 
Brooklyn NY 11236

Staten Island
Staten Island Construction Services Center
600-602 Midland Avenue
Staten Island NY 10306

Queens
Queens Construction Services Centers
158-29 Cross Bay Blvd
Howard Beach NY 11414

The Build It Back Construction Service Centers will be open six days a week to serve homeowners.

Monday - 9am-5pm
Tuesday - 9am-5pm
Wednesday - 9am-5pm
Thursdays - 9am-8pm
Friday - 9am-5pm
Saturday - 10am-2pm 

SATELLITE OFFICES

Brooklyn
Coney Island
1906 Mermaid Avenue, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11224
Wednesdays by appointment

Council Member Treyger’s Office, Brighton Beach
445 Neptune Avenue, Room 2C
Brooklyn, NY 11224
Monday, 5PM-8PM

Queens

Breezy Point
17 West Market Street
Queens, NY 11697
Thursday, 2PM-7PM

Friday 12pm to 5pm

 

10-01 Beach 20th Street
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
Tuesday, 9AM-5PM; 5PM-7PM (by appointment only)
Wednesday-Thursday, 9AM-5PM

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