Post-Hurricane Sandy Recovery Resources from NJAA

The New Jersey Apartment Association offers the following resources to assist its members in ongoing recovery efforts. Should we be able to be of assistance to you do not hesitate to contact our offices at 732-992-0600.

New Jersey Office of Emergency Management

New Jersey Hurricane Sandy Recovery Page

FEMA Hurricane Sandy Recovery Page

Shelters are available to those displaced by the storm. Search for open shelters by texting: SHELTER and a Zip Code to 43362 (4FEMA). Ex: Shelter 01234 (standard rates apply) | Red Cross shelters

Affected individuals and businesses in eligible counties in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York can apply for disaster assistance through FEMA either online or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).

President Obama has issued an order declaring: Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Somerset and Union counties major disaster areas. This declaration immediately opens access to federal funds through both HUD and FEMA. Additional areas could be added as officials continue to get a better understanding of the scope of the devastation caused by Sandy.

If you see or encounter any life-threatening infrastructure problems call (609) 963-6810.

Please note any "boil water advisories" that are in place and be sure to communicate this information to your residents. Click here for a list from the NJ Department of Environmental Protection.

Also note that DEP has temporarily lifted some rules on emergency generators and, with many of our water utilities operating on backup power, has asked all residents to take steps to conserve water.  Up-to-the-date information on environmental issues and DEP advisories can be accessed from a special DEP portal on hurricane related issues.

Click here for emergency utility information.

Should you have to close or evacuate a property, do so in consultation with your local and county Office of Emergency Management (OEM). Click here for a list of county OEMs.

As always, should there be an emergency situation, call 9-1-1.