No homes fully rebuilt under NYC Sandy program

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 New York City politicians and victims of Superstorm Sandy are attacking a city-run program that’s supposed to rebuild homes destroyed by the storm.

Officials admitted at a city council hearing Monday that construction has begun on only three homes — and none have been completely rebuilt.

A year and a half after the storm, checks have been mailed to just three homeowners — totaling $100,000. And those checks were only sent out last week.

New Dorp House

Homes in New Dorp Beach in Staten Island after Superstorm Sandy ripped through the area.

Officials say the city needs another $1 billion in federal funding to serve the approximately 20,000 New Yorkers who’ve applied for help from the Building-It-Back program.

The city says it’s waiting for the final installment of a federal Housing and Urban Development block grant.

Several Sandy victims testified that the program failed them during the hearing.

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