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Build It Back

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Ocean Breeze »

Brad Gair criticized the program which was meant to aid recovery after Hurricane Sandy.

Gerritsen Beach »

The Gerritsen Beach home had been elevated as part of the city's Build It Back program. 

Gerritsen Beach »

This is how one family navigated the city's Build It Back program.

Rockaway Beach »

The Build It Back Program moved people to jumpstart rebuilding efforts. But many can't go home yet.

St. George »

It's an attempt to have victims' homes rebuilt by the end of the year.

New Dorp Beach »

Mayor Bill de Blasio set a deadline to complete the single-family home Build it Back program.

Far Rockaway »

Neighborhood Revitalization NYC Home Repair Program was funded with private dollars.

New Dorp Beach »

HUD announced it would not require the repayment of "duplicate" benefits for most Sandy victims.

Far Rockaway »

The Comptroller's Office released an audit of the program and found it still had major flaws. 

Rockaway Park »

The comment period for the latest round of federal funding runs through Jan. 19.

Midland Beach »

762 homes have started construction and 1,090 people have gotten checks since Sandy, the mayor said.

Far Rockaway »

The city is hosting a job fair to help connect locals to employers working on resiliency projects.

Rockaway Beach »

Three schools in the city still have "fire watchers" in place of the alarms since the 2012 storm.

Edgemere »

Build It Back distributed more than 500 checks and started more than 500 construction jobs by Labor Day.

Breezy Point »

Residents shared tales of red tape and miscommunication about the rebuilding program.