Federal Emergency Management Agency
Flood insurance premiums of $30,000 a year? That’s what some homeowners could be facing as astronomical rate hikes are set to take effect nationwide Oct. 1.
Contractor Angelo Genova was childhood friends with Charles Burgio but the two hadn’t been in touch in 32 years until Genova learned about Burgio’s situation.
The funding is the third round of nearly $55.1 million in buyouts for 272 homes in Sayreville and South River.
FEMA administrator Craig Fugate, speaking in Staten Island Wednesday, said six in 10 families do not have a disaster preparedness plan.
Union Beach officials said it’s not the borough denying the funding to demolish the homes, but the Federal Emergency Management Agency that’s to blame.
Condos and co-ops are designated as businesses the way the law is currently written. That prevents those homeowners from receiving federal disaster aid offered to other homeowners.
Sixty percent of the boardwalk was also destroyed and FEMA doesn’t want to pay to replace it.
All this week, we’ve been taking a look at the comeback of the housing market and the trends that are going on.
Several legal eagle law students from our area are spending their summer volunteering – in a trailer, a trailer where Hurricane Sandy victims are forced to live.
Toms River has lost 20 to 25 percent of its tax base and 400 homes are being demolished. 4,000 homes were damaged.
Prosecutors said 51-year-old William Nagle took federal assistance for stays at hotel rooms for three months even though he could have been living in his apartment.
Governor Andrew Cuomo said the state is targeting $5.9 million toward raising sand levels including dune restoration at New Dorp Beach, South Beach, Cedar Grove and Oakwood.
The senator has petitioned the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Office of Management and Budget to boost its disaster reimbursement rate from 75 percent to 90 percent.
Gates to the Gateway National Recreation Area at Sandy Hook opened Wednesday morning to accommodate anglers.
Many who cherish the annual flowering trees along the North Shore have voiced their suspicions that the trees were needlessly axed.