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Leg. D’Amaro Informs Area Homeowners About Free Mold Cleaning & Remediation Program

Assistance is available for those still impacted by Superstorm Sandy.

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Huntington Station, NY - December 4, 2013 - Suffolk Legislator Lou D’Amaro is pleased to inform residents who experienced home flooding from Superstorm Sandy that they may be eligible for free professional mold cleaning and remediation services from the Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI). 
Thanks to funding provided by the American Red Cross and the Robin Hood Foundation, CDCLI is offering this new program, which provides inspection, cleaning and treatment of mold infested homes. To be eligible, homes must have been flooded by Superstorm Sandy, still have visible mold on household surfaces and families must meet the following income guidelines: 
Household Size - Annual Income 
  • 1 - $103,000 
  • 2 - $118,000 
  • 3 - $133,000
  • 4 - $148,000 
  • 5 - $160,000 
  • 6 - $171,000 
  • 7 - $183,000 
  • 8 - $195,000 
Program participants will also have the opportunity to explore the full range of services available under CDCLI’s Sandy Housing Recovery Program including: 
  • Case management services and referrals to additional resources 
  • Foreclosure prevention counseling and assistance with insurance claims 
  • Loans, including a bridge loan up to $25,000 for those waiting for insurance payments; a home improvement loan up to $25,000; and an Emergency Home Repair Loan up to $5,000 
  • Weatherization services 
To apply for this program, visit and download the application or call (631)471-1215 x299 for more information. CDCLI is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support the housing and economic aspirations of individuals, families and small business through exemplary stewardship of resources. 
“This free program will provide additional assistance for eligible homeowners who are still dealing with the aftermath of last year’s devastating storm,” said Legislator D’Amaro. “I urge all think they may qualify to visit the CDCLI website or call the organization directly for more information.”