SWEENEY PRESENTS PLAN TO HELP WITH SANDY RECOVERY

Steve SweeneySenate President Steve Sweeney submitted a plan of action to the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) that calls for more assistance to homeowners and renters during the second phase of Sandy recovery funding. The Senate President’s plan calls for greater use of local, community organizations that have expertise in both housing and New Jersey. The plan presents a three pronged approach that focuses on treating renters and owners fairly, distributing resources equitably and ensuring transparency through every step of the process. It utilizes Community Resource Recovery Centers to help with disbursement of aid and to act as resource guides for victims of the storm.