NJ Sandy, Ida victims, still reeling from storms, demand help from legislators / APP / June 2, 2023 By Amanda Oglesby TRENTON — The group that gathered on the steps of the Trenton Statehouse came from communities all across New Jersey — some rural, some urban, some wealthy, some working class. They gathered to mark Read More »
An advocacy group for Sandy and Ida victims says they still need help
An advocacy group for Sandy and Ida victims says they still need help / Asbury Park Press / June 1, 2023 The New Jersey Organizing Project, which advocates for the victims of storms Ida and Sandy, says state officials still need to help.
Victims of Ida, Sandy rally for more help
Victims of Ida, Sandy rally for more help / NJ Spotlight / June 1, 2023 By Brenda Flanagan “Today is the start of the Atlantic hurricane season, which is kind of part of the reason we’re here today,” Joe Mangino told a group of New Jersey storm survivors who Thursday marked the start of hurricane season Read More »
Family living in RV for 18 months is one of many waiting for mortgage relief after Ida
Family living in RV for 18 months is one of many waiting for mortgage relief after Ida / NJ.com / May 14, 2023 By Steven Rodas A hulking white RV sticks out on Eric Vaughn’s driveway. His two children could be heard playing inside, their arms flailing from behind tinted windows. The neighbors don’t mind Read More »
Mortgage forbearance proposed for NJ Ida survivors
Mortgage forbearance proposed for NJ Ida survivors / NJ 94.5 / May 8, 2023 By Dino Flammia Once he knew it’d be a while before he could return to his home that was devastated by the remnants of Hurricane Ida, Manville resident Eric Vaughn dipped into his savings to purchase an RV as a living Read More »
Mortgage reprieve for homeowners impacted by Ida?
Mortgage reprieve for homeowners impacted by Ida? / NJ Spotlight / May 8, 2023 By Ted Goldberg A bill that would provide more relief for people who were greatly impacted by Tropical Storm Ida came before the Senate Community and Urban Affairs committee Monday. Several people whose homes were seriously damaged in the storm testified. Read More »
Changing the Rules to Put Families First
By Shannon Duffy ACTION ALERT! Please sign our petition by clicking here. The battle is on again over the future of our National Flood Insurance Program. Does it put big insurance and banks first? Price families out of protection? Or does it put us and preparation first? On July 16th Senator Menendez (D-NJ) along with Read More »