New Jersey Homeowners to Get New Sandy Elevation Grants

July 10, 2014

Dozens more New Jersey homeowners will be receiving grants to raise their homes above flood level in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.

Gov. Chris Christie traveled to Keansburg on Monday to announce that 132 more federal Hazard Mitigation Grant Program awards have been granted to New Jersey homeowners to help cover the costs of elevation.

Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA
Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA

A total of 460 grants totaling approximately $12 million have been awarded so far. Christie says he expects more soon.

Homeowners with federal flood insurance are eligible for grants of up to $30,000 to raise their houses to comply with new standards.

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