Build It Back Program
The status report from the city’s Department of Investigation shows of 14,000 applications to the Built it Back program, 90 percent of which say they have not seen any help.
More than 20 months after Superstorm Sandy, 15,000 New York City homes have yet to be repaired from storm damage.
The mayor unveiled a sweeping report on Thursday that examines the city’s recovery progress.
Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Sen. Charles Schumer on Saturday to announce his new plan to the city’s Build It Back program.
One speaker claimed that of the more than 25,000 residents who applied for aid through the Build It Back program, none have received a payout.
Some victims of Superstorm Sandy were wondering when they would be able to go home at this time a year ago, and many were still waiting a year later.