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.
Vice President Biden Tours Devastation Across New Jersey Left Behind By SandyBiden is just the latest Obama administration official to visit New Jersey.
Westchester County Executive Meets With HUD Secretary In WashingtonWestchester County Executive Rob Astorino says he came to no agreement with Shaun Donovan, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, about Westchester's housing desegregation settlement.
Westchester County Executive Fuming Over Housing SettlementRob Astorino says he won't work with a gun to his head.