NJ's Sandy Housing Grant Programs Were 'Massively Botched,' Advocates Claim

NJ's Sandy Housing Grant Programs Were 'Massively Botched,' Advocates Claim

Via NJ.com:

Months after Bill Halbeisen applied for a grant to help rebuild his Hurricane Sandy-damaged home, the state told him that he didn’t qualify.

The reason, he says: his home didn’t sustain more than a foot of flooding or at least $8,000 in damages.

But in reality, Halbeisen said, his Manahawkin home was inundated with more than four feet of water and he needed up to $160,000 to rebuild and elevate the property.

He appealed the rejection and won.

Apparently, there are a lot of Bill Halbeisens out there.

The Fair Share Housing Center today released an analysis that found 79 percent of residents w...

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