Everything You Need to Know About the Sandy Recovery in One Big Chart

As compiled by the folks at Porch.com

The folks at Porch.com—a home renovation website—have compiled this chart of information about the recovery from Hurricane Sandy. “We compiled data to highlight the aftermath’s effects on home repairs and insurance payouts a year after Sandy made landfall. With statistics on over 90 million home repair and improvement projects, Porch analysts hammered out data on preventative and reactive measures that were enacted after Hurricane Sandy’s landfall. Following the storm, an estimated 651,000 housing units were destroyed or damaged in the massive storm – 340,000 in New Jersey and 305,000 in the greater New York City area – with 22,000 housing units completely uninhabitable.”

That’s just the beginning. Check the chart after the jump:


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  • veronica9333

    i live in rockaway beach ny//theres so many people angry it isnt funny///all these organizations had and have no money//the only people making money are the workers//they sit there day after day talking with eachother and telling us theres no grants or funds//that has been since last year//they gave us 400 dollars and a free mattress//THAT WAS IT//theres the funds collected from robinhood and the great concert///i lost 2 parents and they cant helpwith funeral costs that took the little i had to live and pay bills//somebody is keeping all the concert funds and donations//im small so i cant fight we need someone with a name to fight and win what was donated to help us///and these organizations in churches should close down///just put a sign at the door that theres no grants or funds and call it a day///stop insulting people whom lost alot intelligence///GARBAGE EVERYWHERE where there is free money organizations use peoples pain for their growth///they do this because were small and unless we all fight togeather nothing will change. take care