Bensonhurst Bean: State Senator Persaud Joins Elected Official to Urge Landlords to Open Homes To Sandy Victims

Alex Ellefson - Sheepshead Bites

February 11, 2016

Elected officials called on Brooklyn landlords Wednesday to help the city reach the finish line for Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts by opening available apartments to homeowners enrolled in the Build it Backprogram.

The city is moving aggressively to meet Mayor de Blasio’s goal, set last fall, to complete work for all of Build it Back’s 9,300 applicants by the end of 2016. By allowing homeowners to temporarily relocate, the city can make progress more rapidly.

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