May 24th the applications for CDBG Grants are going to be made available for 6,000 homeowners. (Think of it like the golden ticket in Willie Wonka’s Chocolate factory)
The initial phase of the program will be allocated 70% for low and moderate income (LMI) households and 30% for non-LMI households.
Maximum Award: $150,000
Eligible Applicants: Homeowners whose primary residences sustained “substantial,” major and severe damage from Superstorm Sandy. The residence must be located in one of the nine most impacted counties. Repair, replacement or relocation of damaged infrastructure is also a priority for use of these dollars.
The URL to look for the application is: http://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/sandyrecovery/
Case workers can also be reached at: Call 1-855-SANDYHM (1-855-726-3946)
Hard of Hearing Users Text Telephone Service (TTY/TDD) 609-984-7300 or 1-800-286-6613.
Call Center hours are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday
Good luck and may your internet connection and phone line be with you..