Op-Ed (New York)
Joseph Sant, William Fairhurst, Rudy Ulin
February 15, 2019
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Tags: Disaster Recovery
Organizations mentioned/involved: Center for NYC Neighborhoods
A new report on the City’s Hurricane Sandy recovery program, Build It Back, bolsters this idea.
Researchers at the City University of New York’s Center for Urban Research (CUNY CUR) found that free, high-quality legal and financial counseling, which the Center for NYC Neighborhoods oversaw, was a key factor in helping to retain participants in Build It Back who otherwise would not have completed the difficult recovery and reconstruction process.