Last week, Cuomo provided an update on how homeowners can apply for funding -- and what the eligibility requirements are for the program.
The application period will be open from
More information about the application process can be found at hcr.ny.gov.
The damage must have occurred between
The state said it will give priority to "applications that address damage incurred to primary residences which sustained direct physical flood-related damage that threatens the safety of the home."
Applications for funding to address shoreline damage will be reviewed later, according to a news release. Cuomo's office said that will come after the Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative allocates funding for projects through its process.
with a digital subscription.
Already a subscriber? Log in or Activate your account.
Thanks for being a subscriber.
Sorry, your subscription does not include this content.
Please call 866-589-5105 to upgrade your subscription.
Thanks for reading.
Subscribe or log in to continue.
The initiative plans to invest up to
The REDI program and the relief for homeowners are part of the state's response to flooding along
"Hundreds of homeowners and businesses experienced significant damage to their properties during this year's record-breaking flooding on
With the water receding, state and local officials plan to assess how much damage was caused by the flooding. It's likely that the state will seek another federal disaster declaration. In 2017, President
For now, the state is engaged in its own effort to solidify the shoreline and help homeowners address flood damage.
"Ensuring that residents throughout the affected regions can bounce back and rebuild their lives in the wake of the severe and historic flooding along the
(c)2019 The Citizen, Auburn, N.Y.
Visit The Citizen, Auburn, N.Y. at www.auburnpub.com
Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.