Build It Back
Queens BP Donovan Richards pleads with de Blasio to "step up" as swamped homeowners deal with slow and small aid. He’s pushing for a version of the Sandy-inspired program to repair — and possibly elevate — flooded homes.
The 2012 storm’s anniversary spurred complaints about slow progress as lawmakers vowed a hearing on the flood insurance crisis revealed by THE CITY.
While Manhattan and Staten Island plan sea barriers, the city banks on one- and two-family homes in southern Brooklyn areas bound to see more floods.