Housing and Urban Development

HUD Secretary Tours Bergen County, Promotes Regional Solutions To Future StormsOn Monday, Donovan a report that makes 69 recommendations for developing a strategy for rebuilding areas damaged by Sandy.
Presidential Task Force On Superstorm Sandy Issues ReportThe report released Monday by the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force says coastal communities should assume floods are going to happen more frequently and realize that spending more now on protective measures could save money later.
Plans For Federal Sandy Aid Earmarked For Conn. Relief Effort Open For CommentTwo plans detailing how the state will spend $82.5 million in federal relief for damage caused by Sandy are now available for public comment.
City Lawmakers Want Feds To Reimburse Sandy-Devastated HomeownersNearly six months after superstorm Sandy, some victims still haven't seen any of the funds promised to them.
Westchester County Exec Accuses Feds Of 'Extortion' Over Fair Housing DisputeThe Department of Housing and Urban Development warned the county last month that it would lose $7.4 million on April 25 unless it complies with a demand stemming from the 2009 settlement of a desegregation lawsuit against the county.
New Federal Rebuilding Standards Announced In KearnyFederal officials announced those using federal dollars for major renovations to homes or businesses will now have to follow new uniform rules.
HUD Gives Long Island Big Boost To Help Housing MarketLong Island is getting a big boost to help the housing market. On Thursday, governments received an additional $5 million to buy and rehabilitate vacant, foreclosed homes and fight off neighborhood blight.