Red tape still holding up some LI homeowners from rebuilding 19 months after Sandy

Many Long Island homeowners still lack the funds

Many Long Island homeowners still lack the funds to finish rebuilding homes destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

Although Sandy hit Long Island 19 months ago, red tape is holding back some Long Islanders from rebuilding.

Cathy Corbett’s Island Park home was destroyed by Sandy. Cathy, her husband Bill and their four teenage children now share an apartment across town. The Corbetts have had to take out loans against their pensions to pay their mortgage as they pay rent.

They received $90,000 from...

Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner®, Comcast®, customers with access to News 12.

Already registered or an Optimum customer?
Log in
Time Warner®, Comcast® or Service ElectricSM customer?
Create an account
Not a customer?


advertisement | advertise on News 12

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Officials say many eligible Long Islanders have not NY Rising application deadline arrives The application deadline for NY Housing Recovery Program, Deadline for Sandy aid coming up