Hurricane Sandy Relief Information from NJAR
For those who need assistance due to the devastation Hurricane Sandy has caused, NJAR® has compiled a list of relief efforts to help you.
REALTORS® Relief Foundation (RRF)
NJAR® is coordinating efforts with the National Association of REALTORS® and the REALTORS® Relief Foundation to get assistance to New Jersey residents. More information on applying for assistance will be available shortly. Additionally, please note that funds contributed to the RRF will help NJ residents directly. For those who can, your help is needed. To make a donation, please click here.
HUD Disaster Resources: http://www.hud.gov/info/disasterresources_dev.cfm
FEMA Accepting Disaster Relief Applications: http://www.disasterassistance.gov/
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is now accepting applications from residents and business owners who sustained losses in Atlantic County, Cape May County, Essex County, Hudson County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Ocean County and Union County.
*If you wish to apply by phone rather than the Internet, please dial 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362).
IRS Gives Additional Time to Taxpayers and Preparers Affected by Hurricane Sandy; File and Pay by Nov. 7
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced today (Nov. 1) that it is granting taxpayers and tax preparers affected by Hurricane Sandy until Nov. 7 to file returns and accompanying payments normally due today. The relief applies to taxpayers and tax preparers in an area affected by Hurricane Sandy or otherwise impacted by the storm that hit the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States this week. This relief primarily applies to businesses whose payroll and excise tax returns and payments were due. View the full press release.
IRS Disaster Assistance and Emergency Relief for Individuals and Businesses – click here
The Red Cross: http://app.redcross.org/nss-app/
*If you wish to call, please dial 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-27677)
New Jersey Office of Attorney General’s temporary hotlines activated due to power outages: http://www.nj.gov/oag/newsreleases12/pr20121030a.html
New Jersey power company information:
- AC Electric: (1-800-833-7476), www.atlanticcityelectric.com/home/emergency, and @ACElecConnect on Twitter
- JCP&L: 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) or (1-800-545-7738), www.jcp-l.com, and @JCP_L on Twitter
- PSE&G: (1-800-436-7734), www.pseg.com/outagecenter, and @PSEGdelivers on Twitter
- Rockland Electric Company: (1-877-434-4100), www.oru.com, and @ORUConnect on Twitter
- Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative: (1-877-504-6463), www.sussexrec.com/outages.asp
- Vineland Municipal Utilities: (1-856-794-4280), http://www.vinelandcity.org/Electric/VMEUsite
For other information, including road closures, transit information, and shelter locations, the best number to call is 2-1-1.