Sandy Recovery Resources


Check out the following resource guide for Sheepshead Bay from our partners at the Pratt Center
Great info includes (Disaster Case Management – Rebuild Funding – Volunteer Assistance – Heating Assistance – Counseling)
Coalition Sandy Recovery Resources

For Homeowners

Build It Back is NYC’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, providing repairs, rebuilding, reimbursement, and buyouts*

NYC Home Repair Consortium is funded to repair 600 non-structurally damaged residential properties

Hope Coalition of America offers financial counseling services for Sandy-impacted residents (888-388-HOPE)*

NYC Permit Fees provides information on fee waivers for Sandy repair work to buildings

FEMA Recovery Toolkit includes flood data maps, FAQs, resources, and more

FEMA Flood Planning and Coverage includes flood insurance plans and information

NYC Contractor License Check confirms contractor licenses (updated daily)

Department of Financial Services insurance consumer help and industry information

Center for NYC Neighborhoods Mortgage Assistance Program provides loans, payment plan services, and more

Center for NYC Neighborhoods Foreclosure Prevention includes an intake survey and automatic referral

Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) works to adjusts monthly mortgage payments

AAFE Emergency Repair Loans includes loan information in English, Mandarin, and Spanish

American Red Cross Move-in Assistance Program provides emergency funds for residents (inclusive of undocumented individuals)*

American Red Cross Move-in Assistance Program facilitating agencies*

FEMA Housing Portal for Displaced Residents is a housing search engine*

EmPower NYprovides free energy efficient services and appliances for income-qualified households*

Build it Green NYC provides home deconstruction services and discounted recycled materials*

NYC Project Open House removes architectural barriers for people with permanent disabilities

*Applies to Renters