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Posted 2 years ago in Editors Picks Your Home & The Law by Aaron Kase  
FEMA Ends Housing Assistance for Hurricane Sandy Victims

Federal emergency housing assistance for people displaced by Hurricane Sandy is scheduled to expire on Friday, Feb. 8, unless the Federal Emergency Management Agency announces an extension. That means families whose own homes are unlivable have to move out of the hotels and motels they are currently staying in, or start paying for them out of pocket. About 2,000 families are still living in hotels in New York, and 1,500 in New Jersey, according to the Wall Street Journal. FEMA …

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Posted 2 years ago in Insurance Law by Aaron Kase  
Get Hurricane Sandy Help From Insurers and FEMA

Many homeowners may just be starting the insurance claims process after Hurricane Sandy’s visit to the east coast that left over 100 dead and millions more displaced or without electricity. After surveying the wreckage, it’s time to get down to the business of figuring out how to navigate the complicated world of insurance. Step one is to document everything you can and call your insurers to start the process moving — make sure to know your policies in advance and …

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