Gallery: Recreate NY-Home Buyout Program Would Give Hurricane Sandy Vic...

  • Governor Andrew Cuomo tackled some serious post-Hurricane Sandy issues this week in his 2013 State of the State address, including a very important proposed program that would give storm-affected homeowners the option to relocate instead of returning to their homes. The Recreate NY-Home Buyout Program would allow storm victims who simply don’t want to deal with rebuilding (especially in areas where future extreme weather damage is frequent and expected) to have their properties bought out using FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds. These households would be able to use the cash to relocate to less vulnerable areas and start new lives without the worry of facing further storm-related crises.

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  1. beth bernitt January 14, 2013 at 7:34 am

    we are very interested in helping people relocate to the country( Sullivan County NY) where their NYC $ can buy them more home then they realize.( sometimes a home business) I think this is a step in the right direction. to facilitate people moving if they no longer want to worry about the ocean.