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Harris Pushes For Tax Credit Encouraging Homeowners To Pursue Green Projects

Assemblywoman Pamela Harris has introduced a bill that would allow homeowners to reap the rewards of outfitting their homes with green infrastructure projects. Under the legislation,...

$8.8 Million Home-Elevation Project Launches In Sheepshead Bay & Gerritsen

Neighbors who missed out or gave up on the city's Build it Back program may get a second chance to have their home elevated...

Your Flood Insurance Rate Could Spike This Year. Here’s What You...

For the second year in a row, Sandy-battered homeowners are getting squeezed by the FEMA flood insurance program. Homeowners in high-risk flood zones could see...

Sandy Recovery Is Driving Up Property Taxes In Coastal Communities

Homeowners in Superstorm Sandy-impacted neighborhoods, who are seeing the first measurable signs of progress in the city's Build it Back program, may experience a...

Treyger Demands Answers About Pace Of Recovery Projects At Sandy-Impacted Hospitals

City Councilman Mark Treyger pressed city officials last week about the sluggish pace of recovery projects at Superstorm Sandy-affected public hospitals. Speaking Tuesday at an...

Treyger Secures Sandy Recovery Funds For Renovations At Coney Island Playgrounds

Two Coney Island playgrounds are getting a facelift thanks, in part, to Superstorm Sandy recovery funds secured by City Councilman Mark Treyger. According to a...

Coney Island Cathedral Celebrates Renovations Three Years After Being Devastated By...

Well, the new ceiling holds. That's for sure. Jubilation nearly blew the roof off the newly renovated Coney Island Cathedral Sunday when the congregation held...

Flood Insurance Affordability Study Will Focus On Sheepshead Bay & Gerritsen

Three years ago, many residents of Sheepshead Bay and its surrounding neighborhoods awoke to find themselves living as refugees after Sandy's floodwaters engulfed their...

HUD Backs Off Effort To Recoup Money From Sandy Victims

After coming under fire from New York lawmakers, the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) backed down from its effort to recoup relief...

HUD Backs Off Effort To Recoup Money From Sandy Victims

After coming under fire from New York lawmakers, the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) backed down from its effort to recoup relief money...

Donovan’s First Bill Targets FEMA

Congressman Dan Donovan is taking FEMA to task in his first bill since he was elected to the 11th Congressional District in May's special...

Donovan Targets FEMA In First Bill

Congressman Dan Donovan is taking FEMA to task in his first bill since he was elected to the 11th Congressional District in May's special election. The congressman...

New York Homeowners May Have To Repay Sandy ‘Build It Back’...

As many as 3,000 New York City homeowners may have to repay federal money used to help rebuild their Sandy-ravaged homes, the Daily News...

New York Homeowners May Have To Repay Sandy ‘Build It Back’...

As many as 3,000 New York City homeowners may have to repay federal money used to help rebuild their Sandy-ravaged homes, the Daily News...

Almost 3 Years After Sandy, Coney Island Cathedral Gets The Repairs...

Despite serving as a hub for disaster relief efforts in the desperate months after Superstorm Sandy, Coney Island Cathedral, the neighborhood's largest church, was...