Mar 26, 2015 — More than two years on and David Velez’s battle with Hurricane Sandy is far from over. But, thanks to some help from the Attorney General’s office, Velez’s fight with his mortgage lender may soon be coming to an end. The first floor of the retired NYPD officer’s home in Gerritsen Beach, […]
WNYC Editor Matthew Schuerman discusses Build it Back, New York City’s troubled Sandy recovery program. Listen via the audio player above, or read text of the reporting. Plus, check out a report from the Alliance for a Just Rebuilding and Faith in New York showing that no homes in the city had been repaired […]
Like thousands of others whose lives were upended by Superstorm Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012, Queens resident Grantley Hunt and his family may have escaped the storm surge, but a year later, the floodwaters’ toll on housing in New York City persists.