Need help with your individual Sandy issues? Here’s how YOU can help YOU.

Need help with your individual Sandy issues? Here’s how YOU can help YOU. Does NJOP help people? Yes. And no.  The New Jersey Organizing Project actually isn’t a service organization.  When we say “service organization,” picture like – Catholic Charities, Affordable Housing Alliance, Ocean County Long Term Recovery Group.  A service organization is one with Read More »

What’s the story with FEMA’s Ida Rental Assistance?

What’s the story with FEMA’s Ida Rental Assistance? After natural disasters like Hurricane Ida, FEMA typically provides an initial rental assistance payment for those displaced from their homes by the storm, as well as up to 18 months more of rental assistance for people who remain displaced.  If you’re wondering, “What gives? I’ve never even Read More »

Was your insurance claim underpaid or denied? Learn how to self advocate

Federal clawback of money from Sandy survivors halted indefinitely | NJ Spotlight News | January 23, 2023 BRIANA VANNOZZI, ANCHOR Interview: Jody Stewart, community organizer of New Jersey Organizing Project For thousands of Superstorm Sandy survivors in New Jersey, recovery has been a slow and sometimes painful process. One of the biggest sources of stress Read More »

Dos nuevos proyectos de ley sobre la recuperación de tormentas en 2023

De las grandes victorias de Ida al mayor Sandyversario que hemos tenido hasta ahora, ha sido un año increíble para nuestro Equipo Organizador sobre Tormentas. ¡Y tenemos mucho entusiasmo por continuar la lucha en 2023! Actualmente, estamos trabajando en dos nuevos proyectos de ley para avanzar con la recuperación de Sandy e Ida.

Federal clawback of money from Sandy survivors halted indefinitely

Federal clawback of money from Sandy survivors halted indefinitely | NJ Spotlight News | January 23, 2023 BRIANA VANNOZZI, ANCHOR Interview: Jody Stewart, community organizer of New Jersey Organizing Project For thousands of Superstorm Sandy survivors in New Jersey, recovery has been a slow and sometimes painful process. One of the biggest sources of stress Read More »

KIYC: Sandy survivors told they owe thousands in back interest on ‘interest-free’ forbearances

KIYC: Sandy survivors told they owe thousands in back interest on ‘interest-free’ forbearances | News 12 | January 23, 2023Thousands of homeowners who survived Superstorm Sandy took advantage of the state’s forbearance program, which state officials said would give them interest-free extensions. But five years later, a Kane In Your Corner investigation finds some of those homeowners Read More »

Of Whales and Wind: A Spate of Deaths Prompts Concerns

Of Whales and Wind: A Spate of Deaths Prompts Concerns | NJ.com | January 18, 2023 By Bob Hennelley  Several of New Jersey’s leading environmental groups urged the Murphy administration not to consider the recent discovery of four dead whales on the Jersey shore since December as grounds to shut down underwater survey work required Read More »