Cuomo Announces New Program to Fund Home Elevations

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Freeport, N.Y., July 30, 2014—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo held a news conference at the home of Daniel Ehrick (left) whose house was devastated by Hurricane Sandy to announce a new home elevation program. New York State will provide $300 million 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 held a news conference at the home of Daniel Ehrick (left) whose house was devastated by Hurricane Sandy to announce a new home elevation program. New York State will provide $300 million 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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