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Build It Back Program

Volunteers work on a Sandy damaged home in Sea Bright, NJ. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Touts City’s Superstorm Sandy Home Reconstruction Efforts

More than 20 months after Superstorm Sandy, 15,000 New York City homes have yet to be repaired from storm damage.

07/17/2014

Signs on Ocean Breeze, Staten Island home nearly 18 months after superstorm Sandy hit, April 17, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Announces Reforms To City’s Sandy Rebuilding Program

The mayor unveiled a sweeping report on Thursday that examines the city’s recovery progress.

04/17/2014

FILE - Concrete foundations where houses once stood in Queens on October 24, 2013. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

De Blasio Announces Changes To Sandy Recovery Plan, Appoints Rebuilding Team

Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Sen. Charles Schumer on Saturday to announce his new plan to the city’s Build It Back program.

03/29/2014

Superstorm Sandy victims and other community leaders hold a rally on the steps of City Hall on Feb. 24, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Superstorm Sandy Victims: NYC Build It Back Program Needs Rebuilding

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.

02/24/2014

Staten Island After Sandy

Sandy Victims Frustrated By NYC Rebuilding Program

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.

11/30/2013