Lautenberg, Menendez Call for Sandy Aid to Help New Jersey Homeowners Impacted by Interim FEMA Flood Maps

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 4, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) called on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to make additional resources available to New Jersey homeowners who are in the process of rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy and have found their homes subject to new elevation requirements under the the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) interim floodplain maps. In a letter to HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, the Senators called for the use of new Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds allocated in the Sandy disaster relief bill to pay for home elevations.

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