Hurricane Sandy Resources
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.
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 .
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.
Transparency Tip The NYC Recovery website now includes information on CDBG-DR funded contracts, including solicitation documents and sample contracts, and maximum contract CDBG.
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.
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.
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
Federal disaster relief programs, task force recommendations, and helpful resources.
GJNY takes a close look at the proposed subsidy package--worth nearly $130 million--for Fresh Direct to relocate to the South Bronx. In early 2012, Fresh Direct started a bidding war between New York City and New Jersey officials when it threatened to leave its current home in Long Island City, Queens. Learn more about the subsidies, job promises and the efforts of residents to block the on-line grocery retailer's move to their waterfront.
Good Jobs New York's analysis and recommendations regarding federal state and local resources used in the post-Hurricane Sandy rebuilding.
Our database contains information on thousands of companies that received economic development subsidies in New York City.
Learn about major corporate giveaways to the financial industry, sports facilities and retail developments in New York City.