Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended their temporary shelter assistance program for victims of Sany by 28 days at his request.
That means those displaced by Sandy can continue to stay in participating hotels and motels.
FEMA will call applicants who are eligible for the extension to alert them that their new checkout date is May 29.
Those displaced by Sandy can use the following methods to apply for assistance::
· Registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov;
· Registering via smartphone or tablet by using the FEMA app or going to m.fema.gov; or
· Registering by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362) (TTY 800-462-7585). For 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 800-621-3362.