Nov 10, 2012

NYC RAPID REPAIRS PROGRAM


NYC RAPID REPAIRS PROGRAM TO QUICKLY AND EFFICIENTLY FIX HOMES DAMAGED BY SANDY
Homeowners Who Enroll In Program Won't Have to Pay Upfront for Repairs

Unprecedented Partnership with FEMA Will Get People Back into Homes Faster


Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Director of Housing Recovery Operations Brad Gair announced NYC Rapid Repairs, a new program to send teams of contractors and City inspectors into neighborhoods impacted by Hurricane Sandy and quickly and efficiently make necessary repairs to damaged homes.

Through an unprecedented partnership between the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the City, we are bringing in contractors who will be given responsibility for specific geographic areas hard hit by Sandy.  These contractors will be responsible for repairing the homes of anyone who wants to take part in NYC Rapid Repairs.

Under the typical FEMA process, it is up to the homeowner to arrange for repair work and carry it out, but this new system will make repairs happen more quickly and efficiently.

Beginning Tuesday, homeowners will be able sign up for NYC Rapid Repairs by going NYC.gov or by calling 311. They will need a FEMA ID number, which they can get by registering at DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-3362.

The Rapid Repair teams will work closely with City agencies, including the Department of Buildings, to make sure that any necessary inspections and certifications are done as quickly as possible.

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4 Responses to " NYC RAPID REPAIRS PROGRAM "
  1. Anonymous said...
    December 29, 2012

    i registered with rapied repair nov 10th they came nov 25th to access what my damaged home needed it needed a new furnace and duct too a hot water heater i dont know how to find out if i am still being addressed with rapid repair still no furnace and poor communication from them to me it seems like they r helping me get a furnace but i am in the dark do no know help me at 646 229 4596 i need a forced hot air funace unit with duct work its the end of december 60 day has gone by where is my workorder with rapid repair home tel 718 447 1568 p

  2. Anonymous said...
    January 25, 2013

    very pleased with the outcome from rapid repair furnace and hot water heater are working fine took a while but i am very pleased thanks for all u did to help the victims in new dorp beach si ny truly grateful again thanks

  3. Anonymous said...
    January 25, 2013

    very happy with the results from rapid repair thanks worth the wait

  4. Anonymous said...
    February 26, 2013

    How is it possible for people who have flood insurance and have gotten paid for the work are now getting the work from Rapid Repairs free. Isn't that double dipping?

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