Cuomo Announces New Program to Fund Home Elevations

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Freeport, N.Y., July 30, 2014—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (center) and Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray appeared at a home devastated by Hurricane Sandy to announce a new home elevation program. New York State will provide up to $300 million in new funding to elevate more than 6,000 Long Island homes that lie in the 100-year flood plain to prevent damage from future storms. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

Freeport, N.Y., July 30, 2014—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (center) and Town of Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray appeared at a home devastated by Hurricane Sandy to announce a new home elevation program. New York State will provide up to $300 million in new funding to elevate more than 6,000 Long Island homes that lie in the 100-year flood plain to prevent damage from future storms. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA

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