Hurricane Sandy Resources

Sandy Update: HUD Releases Progress Report on Sandy Rebuilding Strategy

The Department of Housing and Urban Development Sandy Program Management Office released a progress report on the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force 2013 Rebuilding Strategy, which outlined long-term goals for the use of federal disaster relief for rebuilding and resiliency projects.

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Transparency Tip: The U.S. GAO status report on allocation of $13 billion federal DOT for Disaster Relief

The U.S. Government Accountability Office released its status report on the progress of federal Department of Transportation allocation, obligation and disbursement of $13 billion of funds through the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act .

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Transparency Tip: Map feature on NYC's Sandy Funding Tracker

A map on the New York City Sandy Funding Tracker website displays by borough the total number of Build it Back registrations, awards pending and progress towards construction completion. 

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Transparency Tip: NYC Recovery website includes CDBG-DR funded contracts

Transparency Tip  The NYC Recovery website now includes information on CDBG-DR funded contracts, including solicitation documents and sample contracts, and maximum contract CDBG.

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Housing Recovery Resource Guide

Volunteer and Construction Groups Active in NY Sandy Recovery

Surveyed voluntary organizations working in New York City plan to provide more than 1,205 rebuild services in 2014 Based on individual reporting, the following voluntary agencies plan to provide more than 1,200 rebuild services in New York City in 2014.

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HUD Releases Updated Program Requirements for CDBG-DR Recipients

On October 28, 2013 HUD announced a second round of recovery funds worth $5.1 billion to be allocated to five Sandy-affected states and New York City.
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Action Plans for Hurricane Sandy Recovery Funds

The Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 allows for $16 billion of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to be allocated to areas impacted by Hurricane Sandy, and other recent disasters. Text of the legislation and summaries can be found at the Library of Congress website or d

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Federal Disaster Relief Resources

Federal disaster relief programs, task force recommendations, and helpful resources.

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