New Jersey issues uptick of licenses following Sandy

New Jersey has issued licenses to more than 1,200 home-improvement contractors since Nov. 1 in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, which damaged about 10 percent of the houses in the state.

January 30, 2013

New Jersey has issued licenses to more than 1,200 home-improvement contractors since Nov. 1 in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, which damaged about 10 percent of the houses in the state. The license boom has raised concerns that out-of-town contractors are outmuscling local companies on repair work.

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