New York City Disaster Relief Resources

Date Published: 
October, 2013

Links to some of New York City's disaster relief programs and proposed legislation that would track Hurricane Sandy spending in the city.

New York City Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency: A Stronger More Resilient New York

Build It Back - New York City's Housing recovery program. 

The NYC Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery Operations is managing the disaster relief funds.

Intro-1040, A Local Law introduced to New York City Council to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of a database to track the expenditure of funds in connection with recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Key sponsors: Donovan Richards, Brad S. Lander. See the press release.

NYC Business Solutions: Small businesses directly damaged by Hurricane Sandy may now apply for loans up to $150,000. Once approved for a loan, a business may also qualify for up to $60,000 in matching grant money. Administered by New York City Department of Small Business Services and the New York Business Development Corporation, as part of $293 million allocated for business recovery in the CDBG-DR first round action plan.

Updated Hurricane Evacuation Maps for New York City