Meantime, a bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday unveiled legislation that would delay for about four years several changes to the federal government’s flood insurance program that are threatening to sock thousands of people with unaffordable premium hikes.
U.S. Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) warned Sunday a dramatic increase that could soon be facing New Yorkers.
Billions of dollars in federal aid appropriated months ago by Congress have yet to reach homeowners who need that money to move on. Many have found flood insurance checks weren’t nearly enough to cover the damage.
An insurance deadline that could limit the options for thousands of Hurricane Sandy victims is quickly approaching and that deadline could bring a flood of lawsuits.
Meantime, nearly a year after Sandy hit, residents of the Rockaways said there is still much work to be done despite some big progress.
Hundreds of New Jersey flood insurance policyholders will soon be facing higher premiums spurred by sweeping changes to the federal law that will take effect Tuesday.
It’s taken a lot of hard work, sweat, and money to re-open the doors of a lot of businesses impacted by superstorm Sandy.
If you live on the Jersey Shore and still haven’t received a flood insurance check, you’re not alone.
There might be some relief coming for superstorm Sandy victims who are facing skyrocketing flood insurance rates.
Donald Werle’s house in Lindenhurst took on four feet of water in the storm. His home has been gutted but has yet to be rebuilt.
While a lot of people are dealing with the aftermath of the blizzard, there are some who are still dealing with the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, which hit more than three months ago.
One Long Beach family, fed up with the government’s response to Superstorm Sandy, has decided to send a powerful message to the feds.
Sheila and Dominic Traina said Allstate sent only a $10,000 check for their home, which was left in ruins by Superstorm Sandy.
More than 4,000 properties on Nassau County’s South Shore, including Cedarhurst, Lybrook and Valley Stream, have been removed from the new federal flood zone maps.
On Friday, Congress will finally vote on the first bit of aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy. That won’t be soon enough for thousands of people, including a Staten Island man who is left out in the cold.