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HOUSING RECOVERY FORUM - March 16, 2013

COME SPEAK TO EXPERTS ABOUT:

Flood Insurance

Home Disaster Loans

NYC Affordable Housing Programs

Changes to Flood Maps

Elevating Your Home

Building Code Compliance

Working with Architects

Hazard Mitigation

Mold Removal

Legal Services

March 16th New Dorp High School 12pm–6pm 465 New Dorp Lane, Staten Island

For more information open the attached document. To register, please visit: www.nyc.gov/housingforum

@NYCHousingRecov

 

March 6, 2013
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Sanitation to collect harmful household products at Staten Island disposal event

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- If you're unsure of how to properly dispose of potentially dangerous household products, let the city Sanitation Department take them off of your hands.

The agency will hold a SAFE Disposal Event -- standing for solvents, automotive, flammables, electronics -- on April 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Parking Lot F, near the main entrance of the Staten Island Mall in New Springville.

April 14, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Resources, Grants & Loans for Businesses Recovering From Hurricane Sandy; SBA Deadline Extended till March 29th

Hurricane Sandy Business Recovery Services

The new registration deadline for SBA disaster loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration in New York is March 29, 2013: http://www.sba.gov/category/navigation-structure/loans-grants/small-business-loans/disaster-loans

New York City, including the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) and The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYEDC) is coordinating a set of services to help New York businesses in recovering from the effects of Hurricane Sandy: http://www.nyc.gov/html/sbs/nycbiz/html/home/Hurricane%20Sandy%20Recover...

March 5, 2013
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The Staten Island Small Business Resource Expo - A free resource fair for small business owners highlighting disaster relief information and programs, access to credit, legal services, cash-flow, and capital

The Staten Island Chamber of Commerce, The Jewish Community Center of Staten Island, & The Small Business Development Center of CSI Present The Staten Island Small Business Resource Expo

What: A free resource fair for small business owners highlighting disaster relief information and programs, access to credit, legal services, cash-flow, and capital. Open to all Staten Island businesses, regardless of impact by Sandy.

March 13, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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SENATE PASSES BILL TO KEEP DANGEROUS CRIMINALS OFF SCHOOL BUSES

Measure Prohibits People Convicted of Serious Crimes from Being Bus Monitors Also Prevents Individuals Convicted of Leandra’s Law from Driving School Buses

The New York State Senate today passed legislation to protect children by preventing people who have been convicted of crimes involving children, sexual-based offenses, and drug offenses from being a school bus monitor. The bill (S883), cosponsored by Senator Andrew Lanza, also updates existing laws to include Leandra’s Law convictions in disqualifying a person from being a school bus driver for five years after conviction.

March 5, 2013
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IN THE NEWS - Staten Island Advance: Staten Island Sandy victims can repair with eye on energy efficiency

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - The state has partnered with a not-for-profit group to restore energy efficiency to eligible low-income Staten Island homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

While some homeowners have started - and in some cases finished - repairing their homes, many others are still living with severely damaged basements, eroded pipes and waterlogged walls.

March 4, 2013
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GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO & SENATOR ANDREW LANZA ANNOUNCE DFS PROGRAM FOR BANKS TO MEET ONE-ON-ONE WITH STATEN ISLAND HOMEOWNERS SEEKING SANDY INSURANCE SETTLEMENT MONEY

Governor Andrew Cuomo and Senator Andrew Lanza today announced that five of New York’s largest banks and mortgage servicers will have representatives available to offer one-on-one help to homeowners seeking the release of Superstorm Sandy insurance settlement funds at the Department of Financial Services’ Disaster Assistance Centers from Monday, March 4 through Saturday, March 9.

February 28, 2013
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NYC homeowners have until March 15 to file "Property Damage Reporting Application" to claim damage from Hurricane Sandy reduced their property values

NYC homeowners now have until March 15 to file a form claiming damage from Hurricane Sandy has reduced their property values. The NYC Department of Finance has extended the deadline to submit the "Property Damage Reporting Application" for property owners who suffered severe damage to their property by Hurricane Sandy. Property owners must submit applications to the Department of Finance by March 15th if they want the Finance Department to consider it in time for the property assessment used to determine property taxes for the 2013-2014 tax year.

February 28, 2013
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IN THE NEWS - Staten Island Advance: State law putting tighter controls on powerfill painkiller takes effect this week

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- No longer will patients receive automatic refills on the painkiller hydrocodone -- most well-known as Vicodin -- under a new law that takes effect in New York State this week.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman wrote an open letter to doctors, pharmacists and other medical professionals as a reminder that hydrocodone was reclassified as a Schedule III controlled substance.

February 28, 2013
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES FEMA DISASTER ASSISTANCE DEADLINE EXTENDED THROUGH MARCH 29, 2013

Residents of Richmond County May Apply for FEMADisaster Assistance Through March 29, 2013

February 26, 2013
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SENATOR ANDREW J. LANZA & ASSEMBLYMAN MATTHEW TITONE HOST 5TH ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF VIETNAM VETERAN’S DAY

State Senator Andrew J. Lanza and Assemblyman Matthew Titone

Invite you to the 5th annual celebration of 

March 23, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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SENATOR LANZA ANNOUNCES DFS MEDIATION PROGRAM FOR DISPUTED OR DENIED INSURANCE CLAIMS FOR STORM SANDY HOMEOWNERS

Voluntary mediation offers speedy resolution when insurers and homeowners can’t agree

February 25, 2013
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Need Help With Insurance Issues? Senator Andrew Lanza is Hosting the Department of Financial Services’ INSURANCE RESPONSE UNIT

The Department of Financial Services’ INSURANCE RESPONSE UNIT Is coming to your neighborhood…

Staff from the New York State Department of Financial Services will be providing insurance assistance from its Mobile Command Center (MCC) at Senator Lanza's Hurricane Relief Center to help homeowners with:

 City, state and federal relief programs and how to get help.

February 28, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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FREE MOLD REMEDIATION TRAINING

Learn to recognize hazards and the basics of mold remediation.  Free mold cleaning kits distributed at training session includes equipment to help you safely remove mold from your home.

South Shore -  Saturday, February 23, 2013, 1 pm - 5pmCYO-MIV Community Center at Mount Loretto - 6541 Hylan Boulevard

February 23, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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