Feds Pick Winners Of Post-Sandy Storm Protection Design ContestHousing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan on Monday will visit the New York and New Jersey to announce winners in the Rebuild By Design competition.
Christie Addresses Bridge Scandal In State Of The State Speech, Says It Doesn't Define StateThe governor said he will not let the situation overshadow the bipartisan accomplishments of his first term or stand in the way of achieving new ones.
1 Year Later, Superstorm Sandy Survivors Light Up ShoreCandles and flashlights will light up the shore along the East Coast as survivors of Superstorm Sandy pay their respects to what was lost when the storm roared ashore one year ago.
New York State To Receive $2.1 Billion More In Federal Superstorm Sandy AidHousing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced Monday that the state will receive nearly $2.1 billon, and the city will get over $1.3 billion.
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.
6 Months After Superstorm Sandy, Signs Of Progress But More To Be DoneSandy 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.
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.
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.
Federal Government: Buying Out Flooded Homes Is A Complex ProcessThe federal government is providing guidance for towns and states considering flood-related home buyouts, but it is not as simple as just writing a check.
Bloomberg On Storm Barrier Idea: 'Not In Your Lifetime'HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan has signed an agreement with the Netherlands to share information on how to rebuild the northeast to better protect it against tidal surges, specifically including the possibility of storm barriers on the coastline.
HUD Secretary Discusses Ways To Cut Sandy Red Tape, Meets With Gov. ChristieAs 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.