Bill waving Sandy relief clawbacks to get House vote, members say

Bill waving Sandy relief clawbacks to get House vote, members say / New Jersey Globe / 7/16/2021 Nikita Biryukov Three of New Jersey’s congresspeople on Friday announced two bills waiving the repayment of federal benefits disbursed to New Jersey homeowners and municipalities impacted by Superstorm Sandy would advance in the House of Representatives. “Superstorm Sandy Read More »

House bill that would eliminate Superstorm Sandy ‘clawbacks’ advances

House bill that would eliminate Superstorm Sandy ‘clawbacks’ advances by Justin Auciello – WHYY Legislation pending in the U.S. House of Representatives would eliminate millions of dollars in “clawbacks” that some victims of Superstorm Sandy still struggle to afford. Many homeowners who received state and federal assistance after Sandy were asked to pay back some Read More »

We are one step closer to Clawback Forgiveness

By Jody Stewart UPDATE: Congressman Van Drew has signed on to the HR6765 “Security after Sandy” Act.Thank you all for making calls, and emailing, and sharing your stories.  Because of YOUR efforts an additional co-sponsor – Congressman Van Drew – signed on to HR6765!  It’s also very exciting because we now have bi-partisan support – Read More »

Sandy Families Celebrate Action on Clawbacks

New Jersey families battling Sandy grant clawbacks for years welcomed Congressman Kim and Pallone’s introduction of the “Security After Sandy Act” in the House of Representatives today and applaud Senator Menendez’s upcoming introduction in the Senate.  With the fiscal trouble facing families, municipalities, New Jersey and our nation due to the economic impact of COVID-19, Read More »

Making our Communities Whole – Sandy & Disaster Recovery

By Jody Stewart Clawback Forgiveness:  You all are amazing.  You have been working so hard to get petition signatures for our clawback forgiveness petition to David C. Woll that we’ve got over 1,000 and we’re ready to do petition deliveries!  He hasn’t been confirmed for his new position yet, but it’s likely in the works, Read More »

Sandy funding ‘clawbacks’ deadline pushed back 1 year … for now

Sandy funding ‘clawbacks’ deadline pushed back 1 year … for now / NJ101.5 / 12/22/20 The U.S. government’s year-end spending bill includes relief for Sandy-impacted homeowners in New Jersey who remain on the hook to repay some of the federal disaster relief funds they were awarded in the aftermath of the October 2012 storm. The Read More »

BREAKING: HUD Nominee agrees to work with NJ on clawbacks

A New Opening: We have a new opportunity to push for RREM clawback forgiveness at the Federal Level – where the problem started in the first place. A man named David C. Woll has been nominated to be Assistant Secretary of HUD (currently he’s Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Read More »