WARETOWN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — She’s frustrated by FEMA.
One Ocean County woman left homeless by Hurricane Sandy has been struggling to rebuild. She recently learned the agency that gave her the money to get back on her feet, wants it all back.
“I will be recouping from Sandy my entire lifetime,” Jill Belloff told CBS2’s Meg Baker on Wednesday.
Belloff, of Waretown, is one of 1,200 New Jerseyans who received recoupment letters from FEMA, requesting that aid money be paid back to the disaster relief agency.
Belloff, however, no longer has those funds.
“We automatically dispersed to every avenue we had to — we paid the rent, we paid the mortgage, we paid the credit cards, we took care of everything. We have the receipts,” Belloff said.
FEMA is seeking to get back $23 million from people it now says should not have received aid money in the first place. In a statement, FEMA…
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