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Rare Praise for the City’s Build It Back Program

Build it Back was Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s program. Now it’s Mayor Bill de Blasio’s problem. The initiative for rebuilding homes damaged by superstorm Sandy has been plagued by delays and cost overruns, and while de Blasio’s team has made progress over the program’s last three years, City Hall has had to shift $500 million to cover mounting repair bills and recently admitted that it would miss its self-imposed deadline to complete all repairs by the end of 2016.…