HURRICANE RECOVERY

For more information, please contact:

Dan Brown
Hurricane Relief Liaison
718-286-2853
[email protected]

The Office of the Queens Borough President continues to play a vital role in Hurricane Sandy recovery effort. As the City’s Build it Back program enters its final stages, the Borough President’s Hurricane Relief Task Force maintains a regular meeting schedule. By bringing together city, state and federal agencies, elected officials and community stakeholders, the Hurricane Relief Task Force fulfills its commitment to ensuring that storm-impacted residents and business owners rebuild and recover from the devastation our borough experienced in October 2012.

For more information on the Borough President’s Hurricane Relief Task Force click here 

Concerns about climate change and the affects that rising sea levels will play when planning the future for coastal communities is among the greatest challenges we face in the Borough of Queens. Developing strategies for long-term resiliency projects that keep all our residents and business safe in shoreline neighborhoods are paramount as sea levels and flood insurance costs rise.

The Queens Borough President will continue to work with government partners, and community members to identify and implement resiliency solutions that allow for safety and growth in our coastal communities.

For constituents dealing with issues concerning storm recovery and tidal resiliency please contact the Queens Borough President’s Recovery and Resiliency Liaison Dan Brown at (718) 286 2853 or [email protected]

Center for NYC Neighborhoods
(855) HOME-456                                                                                                                               
CNYCN offers free legal assistance for homeowners facing foreclosure, housing recovery issues, and other matters related to Sandy recovery.
 
Build It Back NYC
Customer call center
(212) 615-8329
This site offers news and updates on the Build It Back program as well as form downloads, applications for rental assistance programs, and guidelines for home rebuilding.
 
LISC
212-455-9800
LISC is a housing recovery service that provides no-cost assistance to qualified homeowners.
 
Hurricane Sandy Recovery and Your Health
Help with stress and mental fatigue due to the hurricane and the rebuilding effort is available to residents free of charge. The above link offers resources including crisis hotlines, stress reduction tips, and a list of mental health facilities in the Sandy-affected areas.