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.
New York’s mayor wants to reform Hurricane Sandy reconstruction program
Mayor de Blasio wants to begin construction on at least 500 homes by the end of summer
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he wants to implement reforms in the highly-criticized Hurricane Sandy reconstruction program called “Build it Back.”
“We've laid out a blueprint to provide critical financial relief to homeowners and directly engage communities in the rebuilding process,” de Blasio said. The mayor said he is committed to starting construction on at least 500 homes damaged by Sandy, and issuing 500 reimbursement checks by the end of the summer.