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. (May 30, 2014 6:06 PM)

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...

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