The City of New York is coordinating various programs and services to help businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy. These programs include emergency loans for working capital, repairs/replacement of real estate, equipment, inventory and other business assets. Additional resources include temporary workspaces as well as employee retention and assistance programs to help retain your staff during this time.
Businesses in need of financial assistance may be eligible for loans or tax exemptions to help repair, rebuild and get back to business.
Browse our listing of free temporary spaces donated by local hosts throughout the five boroughs. Spaces range from a few desks to square footage appropriate for larger displaced businesses.
Find services offered by local companies free of charge to business impacted by Hurricane Sandy, including administrative help, clean up, storage, moving support, IT and communications assistance, and more.
The listing of generously donated supplies currently includes baked goods for food banks, storage containers for donated items, software, and more. View the list to find contact information for the donated supplies.
If you are in danger of laying off employees due to Hurricane Sandy, NYC offers programs to help find alternatives including the Shared Work Program and Disaster Unemployment Assistance.
The City of New York has established the NYC Restoration Business Acceleration Team (RBAT) to assist businesses affected by Superstorm Sandy by coordinating the services, permitting and inspections needed to reopen as soon as possible.
Need help with business interruption? Take steps that can help reduce and recover your losses from Hurricane Sandy.
Find contact and location information for the NYC Business Solution Centers throughout the five boroughs. Learn more about on-site assistance offered by SBS Business Outreach in coordination with the NYC Office of Emergency Management.