A post-Sandy Q&A session helped answer some (but not all) questions about what will be required of shore property owners.
Recent public forums have helped answer questions about repairing and rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy. The question-and-answer sessions typically feature local residents, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) representatives and representatives of the local insurance and real estate industries. Even the panelists usually acknowledged a fair amount of uncertainty about the full ramifications of the unprecedented level of damage for the region and the process for rebuilding and recovering costs. Here's our best shot at summarizing the considerations for property owners as they rebuild after the Oct. 29 storm. But because of the considerable amount of confusion surrounding the whole process, feel free to share information, questions …
The borough outlines deadlines and options for those looking to rebuild or finance a home elevation following Sandy.
Thursday, January 24
From the Borough of Oceanport: ATTENTION OCEANPORT RESIDENTS Super Storm Sandy – Oceanport Recovery/Rebuild The Borough realizes that if your home was damaged as a result of Super Storm Sandy, you have difficult decisions moving forward. The information below is provided to help you in this decision process. One of the ways the Borough is seeking to assist residents is through a Hazard Mitigation Grant Application. If you are interested in having your property as part of the application it is imperative that you contact the Borough Administrator/Clerk’s office no later than January 31st. Important information about available Financing for repairs and flood mitigation Low interest Loans Low interest loans for residential and commercial …