Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said in a statement the extended deadline will give residents more time to get help: "As the six-month anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaches, many New Yorkers impacted . . . are still in need and must have access to disaster assistance and resources to help them get back on their feet."
Apply at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585) 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily or disasterassistance.gov.
Loans are also available from the Small Business Administration at sba.gov and 800-659-2922 (TTY 800-877-8339).