City pays $2M in settlement with Sandy subcontractor Stringer claims URS Corporation did shoddy work
A NYC home damaged by Hurricane Sandy
City Hall paid $2 million in a settlement to a subcontractor it had accused of shoddy work during the post-Hurricane Sandy recovery effort.
The City hired San Francisco-based URS Corporation under the Build it Back program to manage applications for aid under the program, and paid the firm $3.5 million for its work in mid-2013. In a 2015 audit, Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office alleged that the firm had used unqualified employees, sent out incomplete applications and billed the city for incomplete jobs. But the firm had claims of $5.4 million against the city, and Stringer’s offic上海千花社区