Sandy Damaged 95 Homes in River Edge, Oradell
There were also approximately 900 local businesses impacted by the storm.
Hurricane Sandy damaged a total of 95 homes in River Ege and Oradell, according to state Department of Community Affairs data reported by NJSpotlight.com.
The majority of homes sustained "minor damage," meaning costs up to $10,000 were needed although a handful of homes were struck by "major damage" with repairs ranging up to $28,000. A total of 53 homeowners and 24 renters in River Edge applied for aid, according to data from FEMA. Oradell saw 42 homeowners and eight renters apply for aid.
The average inspected damage was $466 in River Edge and $1,012 in Oradell, according to FEMA.
There were approximately 900 local businesses impacted by the storm, including 429 in River Edge and 472 in Oradell, according to the NJSpotlight.com report.
The interactive map shows Little Ferry and Moonachie among the hardest hit communities along with towns in the coastal counties of Ocean and Monmouth.
Moonachie had a total of 560 homes, and 114 rentals listed as damaged according to the map. Broken down into minor, major and severe, the largest number of damaged homes and rentals were classified as 'major' damage.
Little Ferry had a total of 1,036 homes and 489 rental units damaged. All damaged homes were either considered major or severe and the majority of rentals suffered major damage, according to the data on the map.