Disaster Assistance

NNJLS provides legal assistance to members of the community who were affected by Hurricane Sandy. Our goal is to ensure that senior, disabled and low-income residents who have suffered damage from the storm have a committed advocate to help them resolve their legal issues.

NNJLS provides legal assistance for area residents who have suffered damage due the storm in the following types of matters:

* FEMA claims

* Homeowners and renters insurance claims

* Tenant evictions related the storm;

* Housing habitability issues arising from flooding, power outages, and other storm damage

* Tenant security deposit return

* Denial of emergency and other storm related housing assistance;

* Denial of emergency public benefits, such as food stamps, unemployment assistance, and other public benefits.

* Other legal matters experienced by victims of Hurricane Sandy.