Press Releases

News about Build It Back can be found here as well as access to the Mayor's Press Office and Build It Back's Archives. You can search for press releases and other news by visiting the News page of the Mayor's Office. Visit our Archived News page for past news from Build It Back. Also, if you would like to read Build It Back's reports, you can visit our Reports page.

10/23/17: Mayor de Blasio Releases Fifth-Year Build It Back Report

06/13/17: Mayor de Blasio Announces Gains in Build It Back Program

11/02/16: Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation Expediting Build It Back Construction Work

11/22/15: De Blasio Administration Releases Progress Report on Sandy Recovery and Resiliency

10/29/15: Marking Sandy Anniversary, Mayor de Blasio Announces that Build It Back Program will be Complete by End of 2016

04/28/15: Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation to Provide Tax Relief for Property Owners Impacted by Sandy

12/19/14: Mayor de Blasio Announces Key Resiliency Investments to Support Small Businesses and Jobs, Including New Business Resiliency Program and Major Upgrades Across Sandy-Impacted Neighborhoods

10/29/14: Mayor de Blasio Marks Second Anniversary of Sandy, Announces Major Progress on City's Recovery and Resiliency Work

10/20/14: Mayor de Blasio Announces Significant Progress on Sandy Recovery, New Build It Back Goals

10/16/14: Mayor de Blasio Hosts Sandy Recovery Opportunity and Resource Fair, Announces Two New Workforce Development Initiatives

9/18/14: Build It Back Announces Continued Progress on Construction & Reimbursement, Local Workforce Development

9/2/14: Mayor de Blasio Announces Continued Progress on Sandy Recovery, Exceeding Labor Day Goals with 535 Construction Starts and 543 Reimbursement Checks

7/17/14: De Blasio Administration Marks Significant Progress on Sandy Recovery, Announces Additional Improvements to Streamline Relief for Homeowners and Small Businesses

4/28/14: De Blasio Administration Announces Immediate Expansion of Rental Assistance for Low-Income New Yorkers Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

4/17/14: De Blasio Administration Releases Comprehensive Sandy Report, Announces Major Overhaul to Accelerate Recovery

11/19/13: Mayor's Fund to Advance NYC, Mayor's Office of Housing Recovery Operations and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation Announce New Program to Assist Single-Family Home Owners Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

9/30/13: Deadline to Register for NYC Build It Back Extended to October 31st

8/12/13: HPD Commissioner Wambua and Director of Housing Recovery Gair Announce Development Teams to Help Rebuild Homes Destroyed by Hurricane Sandy as Part of the NYC Build It Back Program

5/28/13: Mayor Bloomberg and Finance Commissioner Frankel Announce $90 Million in Property Tax Reductions for Homes and Businesses Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

5/26/13: Mayor Bloomberg Discusses Fulfilling Promise to Repair Sandy Damage and Open Public Beaches by Memorial Day in Weekly Radio Address

5/10/13: Mayor Bloomberg, HUD Secretary Donovan and Senator Schumer Announce Federal Approval of City's Plan for Nearly $1.8 Billion in Hurricane Sandy Recovery Initiatives