NYC Rapid Repairs

A woman walks with her dog by homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy along the beach in the Rockaways on January 15, 2013.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Rapid Repairs Program Completes Work On More Than 20,000 Sandy-Damaged Homes

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that the NYC Rapid Repairs program is expected to complete all its work next week.


Debris from superstorm Sandy on Staten Island (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Staten Island B.P. Puts QuikStart Repair Program On Hold

An initiative that sends workers into storm-damaged Staten Island homes to make electrical repairs for free is being suspended because officials say it’s getting expensive.


Crews tackle piles of debris as clean-up continues where a large section of the iconic boardwalk was washed away on November 10, 2012 in the heavily damaged Rockaway neighborhood of Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Residents In Hard-Hit Areas Helped By NYC Rapid Repairs Program

Mary Butler’s home in Arverne was without heat and electricity since the storm hit. She signed up for the city’s rapid repairs program on Monday and now has her power back.