Brooklyn Sandy victims say patience is running low with city's Build It Back recovery program

Patience is running thin for Brooklyn homeowners who are still trying to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

Patience is running thin for Brooklyn homeowners who are still trying to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

Patience is running thin for Brooklyn homeowners who are still trying to recover from Superstorm Sandy. (3/9/14)

BROOKLYN - Patience is running thin for Brooklyn homeowners who are still trying to recover from Superstorm Sandy.

Many storm victims say they're frustrated with "Build It Back," the city's main recovery program that was started in June.

Residents say the program is riddled with red tape and delays. One woman says she's been put on hold for more than an hour, only to be told her application can't be located.

City Councilman Mark Treyger says many Coney Island families have been victimized once again because of the slow recovery process. He says the program has hundreds of millions of dollars that have not been given out to families.

The councilman says he plans to  hold a hearing later this month to hold Build It Back officials accountable.

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