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Many NJ families remain displaced

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By MATT ALVAREZ

NEW JERSEY (MYFOXNY) -- Nearly eight months later after Superstorm Sandy, many Jersey Shore families are still displaced from their homes.

The storm destroyed Pam Vasquez's family home in Union Beach. The Vasquezes are living with 40 other families in an apartment complex at Fort Monmouth, a former Army post in Ocean Port.

Pam said the government is giving her family another 10 months in the three-bedroom apartment before they have to move out

The state runs housing recovery centers in nine counties:

Atlantic County

500 Scarborough Drive, Suite 101

Egg Harbor Township

 

Bergen County

140 E. Ridgewood Avenue, 1st Floor, South Tower

Paramus

 

Cape May County

3860 Bayshore Road, Suite 5

North Cape May

 

Essex County

153 Halsey Street, 2nd Floor

Newark

 

Hudson County

438 Summit Avenue, 6th Floor

Jersey City

 

Middlesex County

1 Metroplex Drive

Edison

 

Monmouth County

3 Paragon Way, Suite 150

Freehold

 

Ocean County

750 Vassar Avenue, Suite 1

Lakewood

 

Union County

150 Morris Avenue, Suite 101

Springfield

 

Links:

Housing Resource Center

OEM: Sandy Recovery

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