Sandy victims, NY Rising officials meet in Freeport

Six weeks ago, Kaiman told News 12 that

Six weeks ago, Kaiman told News 12 that checks were ready to be sent to thousands of homeowners in need. He confirmed that only six homeowners have actually been paid. (December 2, 2013 10:34 PM)

Superstorm Sandy victims who have not yet received federal funds to rebuild their homes met with officials from the New York Rising program Monday evening in Freeport.

Jon Kaiman, who runs the New York Rising program, tried to explain to Long Island residents in attendance why so few have received any federal grant money 13 months after the storm.

Lawmakers had approved about $1 billion...

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