Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
Aid slow to reach homeowners hit by Hurricane Sandy
Billions in federal money still not distributed to victims in N.Y., N.J.
More than two years after Hurricane Sandy struck, many coastal residents are still waiting for New York, New Jersey, and New York City to distribute billions of federal dollars that were intended to go directly to people struggling to rebuild their homes. Only a fraction of that money has been spent, leaving storm victims at the mercy of a frustrating bureaucratic maze. Officials say the pace of financial distributions will increase in 2014, however.