Sandy inflicted damage on 14 homes in Freehold Township and four in Freehold Borough, according to an analysis of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs data by NJSpotlight.com.
Rental homes also suffered damage. While not as substancial as home damage, one rental property in Freehold Township reportly recieved minor damage from the historic storm, while in Freehold Borough one rental property's damange was considered minor while another was considered major. One home in Freehold Township was considered severely damaged, with more than $28,800 in assessed damage.
Damage under $8,000 was considered "minor." Severe damage--defined as over $28,800 in costs--was not reported to any Freehold Borough homes.
Freehold Township reported 13 homes with major damage, and 2,140 businesses reported a significant impact from the hurricane.
The report shows that 750 Freehold Borough businesses were impacted by Sandy.
The average Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) damage inspection came in at $727.20 in Freehold, where 678 homeowners and 678 renters sought FEMA assistance, according to FEMA data.
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