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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie Administration Proposes New Rules For Access To Affordable Housing

Under pressure from the state Supreme Court, Gov. Chris Christie’s administration proposed new rules Wednesday for how many homes should be within financial reach for lower-income people in each town in the state.

04/30/2014

Homes sit destroyed after superstorm Sandy on Oct. 30, 2012 in Breezy Point. (credit: Getty Images)

Schumer, Menendez Fight Proposal That Could Allocate Sandy Funds For Nationwide Use

Sen. Schumer called the possibility of HUD opening up remaining Sandy funding for a national resiliency competition, unacceptable.

04/27/2014

Rescue workers gather around a house wrecked by Superstorm Sandy on October 31, 2012 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

N.J. Sandy Rebuilding Program Labeled ‘Colossal Failure,’ ‘Disaster’ By Some Pols

New Jersey Senate president Steve Sweeney held an event Wednesday in Perth Amboy to push for his proposed Sandy Bill Of Rights. The bill is designed to better inform and interact with victims of the Oct. 2012 storm.

02/19/2014

The Shoprite on Tenth and Madison in Hoboken after Superstorm Sandy. (credit: Twitter/csantoro03)

Report: Hoboken Looks To Become Model For Flood Prevention

Mayor Dawn Zimmer is advocating for better planning and increased funding for flood-prone urban areas.

12/14/2013

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, Gov. Chris Christie in Little Ferry, August 20, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

HUD Secretary Tours Bergen County, Promotes Regional Solutions To Future Storms

On Monday, Donovan a report that makes 69 recommendations for developing a strategy for rebuilding areas damaged by Sandy.

08/20/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy surveys shoreline damage from Sandy (credit: Governor's Office)

Plans For Federal Sandy Aid Earmarked For Conn. Relief Effort Open For Comment

Two plans detailing how the state will spend $82.5 million in federal relief for damage caused by Sandy are now available for public comment.

05/29/2013

Over 50 homes destroyed in a fire during Hurricane Sandy are viewed in the Breezy Point neighborhood of Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

$1.8 Billion In Federal Aid Coming To New York City Sandy Victims

Federal Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced Friday that HUD had signed off on the city’s plans for spending its first chunk of Sandy aid money.

05/10/2013

The ruins of a destroyed home sit in the sand on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

6 Months After Superstorm Sandy, Signs Of Progress But More To Be Done

Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. Six months later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.

04/29/2013

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (file / credit: Westchester County)

Westchester County Exec Agrees To Sign Fair Housing Bill If It Passes Legislature

Under the threat of a federal contempt citation, Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino agreed Wednesday to sign the fair housing bill he vetoed in 2010 if the county Legislature passes it again.

04/24/2013

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (file / credit: Westchester County)

Possible Contempt Charges For Westchester County Exec Over Fair Housing Settlement

Prosecutors say County Executive Rob Astorino is violating one of the terms of a 2009 settlement of a desegregation lawsuit.

04/23/2013

City councilman Donovan Richards (at podium) on left Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, on right is State Senator James Sanders (Credit: Jim Smith WCBS 880)

City Lawmakers Want Feds To Reimburse Sandy-Devastated Homeowners

Nearly six months after superstorm Sandy, some victims still haven’t seen any of the funds promised to them.

04/21/2013

Westchester County Exective Rob Astorino - File / Photo: Westchester County

Westchester County Exec Accuses Feds Of ‘Extortion’ Over Fair Housing Dispute

The 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.

04/10/2013

Westchester County Flag

Westchester County Stands To Lose Money Over Fair Housing Orders

Westchester County stands to lose $7.4 million in grants unless officials there quickly comply with fair housing orders, the federal government warned Monday.

03/25/2013

Governor Chris Christie, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and Mayor Dina Long walk down Ocean Avenue in Sea Bright, N.J. Feb. 7, 2013. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

HUD Secretary Discusses Ways To Cut Sandy Red Tape, Meets With Gov. Christie

As the federal government releases its first batches of aid for recovery from superstorm Sandy, Shaun Donovan, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, has been visiting some of the areas hardest hit.

02/07/2013

Former President Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton Helps ‘Get Out The Vote’ With Cuomo In Brooklyn

New York Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo says he’ll use Bill Clinton’s presidency as a model for how to govern. Clinton appeared at a Get Out the Vote rally in Brooklyn with Cuomo Wednesday.

10/27/2010

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