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Boiler room damage from Hurricane Sandy at Coney Island Houses. | by NYCHA
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Boiler room damage from Hurricane Sandy at Coney Island Houses.

Announcement of $108MM in FEMA funds going to Coney Island Houses

 

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced today $108 million in federal funding to repair and protect the Coney Island Houses public housing development that sustained severe damage during 2012’s Hurricane Sandy. The funding announced today also marks a tentative agreement between NYCHA and FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency to apply this model to fund repairs and mitigation measures at least 15 other public housing developments impacted by Sandy.

 

Read the press release: on.nyc.gov/1ql7Suv

Watch the press conference: youtu.be/FqQyX34dOMo

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Taken on September 9, 2014