NJ Sandy Victims Get Housing Extension

More than 1,000 New Jersey residents displaced by SuperStorm Sandy can stay in emergency transitional housing until March 8, 2013.  Governor Christie worked out the new arrangement with FEMA.

The  Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) program is mean to be short term.  It places families in hotels while they work toward a longer-term housing plan.

To be eligible for FEMA Programs you must:

  • Register via smartphone or tablet by using the FEMA app or going to m.fema.gov, or
  •  Register  by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362) (TTY 800-462-7585). For 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 800-621-3362.


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