The Jewish Voice - State Senator Persaud, Treyger, Adams & Mayor Appeal to Brooklyn Landlords to Help Sandy Homeowners

February 17, 2016

President of the homeowners association Pinny Dembitzer surveys the Sea Gate neighborhood on November 4, 2012. The community suffered major flooding and damage

The Mayor’s Office of Housing Recovery, in partnership with Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Coney Island City Council Member Mark Treyger, chair of the Committee on Recovery and Resiliency, made an appeal to Brooklyn landlords to provide available apartments to ‘Build it Back’ homeowners needing to temporarily relocate.

“New Yorkers should not have to worry about where they will live because their homes are damaged as a result of a natural disaster” said Canarsie State Senator Roxanne J. Persaud.  “I join the Mayor’s Office of Housing Recovery, Borough President Adams and Council Member Mark Treyger in the commitment to ensuring that the Build it Back Temporary Relocation Assistance Program continues to provide these homeowners with the assistance they deserve. The priority of every public servant must be to help New York’s vulnerable in their time of need.”

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