New Disaster Homeownership Repair And Rebuilding Fund

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is providing new funding for homeowners whose property was damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Homeowners who have already qualified for FEMA housing assistance grants can now also obtain up to an additional $10,000 through the Governor’s Disaster Homeownership Repair and Rebuilding Fund. This is a grant, not a loan, and it does not need … Continue reading

NYC Grants for Collaborative Community Projects

One NYC One Nation Program to Award Micro-Grants to Diverse Groups Collaborating on Community Projects Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Fatima Shama and Citizens Committee for NYC CEO Peter Kostmayer today announced the UnityNYC Grant Awards, a grant program for groups collaborating on community projects. UnityNYC Grant Awards is a signature program of One NYC One Nation in collaboration … Continue reading

FEMA Press Release: Temporary Rental Assistance for Sandy Survivors

December 27, 2012DR-4085-NY-NR-117FEMA Helpline: 800-621-FEMA (3362)FEMA News Desk: 571-449-1621 News Release Survivors with Ongoing Housing Needs Should Stay in Touch with FEMA New York – The Federal Emergency Management Agency understands that some Hurricane Sandy survivors may need additional temporary rental assistance to help them achieve their permanent housing goals. All applicants who received temporary rental assistance from FEMA were … Continue reading

FEMA New Release: Case Management Available for Sandy Survivors

DR-4085-NY-NR-115 FEMA Helpline: 800-621-FEMA (3362) FEMA News Desk: 571-449-1621 News Release Grant Will Help Sandy Survivors with Unmet Needs NEW YORK—New York State survivors of Hurricane Sandy whose disaster-related needs cannot be met with existing federal and state assistance will now have access to case management services to identify additional resources for their recovery. The State of New York and … Continue reading

New York City Victims of Hurricane Sandy May Be Eligible For $600 Visa Debit Cards

New York City victims of Hurricane Sandy may be eligible for $600 Visa debit cards in a $10 million relief drive initiated by an international Buddhist organization. City Controller John Liu announced the plan Sunday with representatives of the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation and other religious organizations. The foundation raised the money from individual contributors around the world. Most families … Continue reading

Financial Assistance

Relief Effort Funding Hurricane Relief Grants Occupy Sandy Relief NYC Fund Other Tzu Chi Foundation debit cards – New York City victims of Hurricane Sandy may be eligible for $600 Visa debit cards in a $10 million relief drive initiated by an international Buddhist organization – 877-889-8244. Using Retirement Funds – The IRS may allow you to use your retirement assets … Continue reading