Sandy victims' power, housing issues grow severe

(CBS News) Across New Jersey and New York, more than a million homes and businesses remain without power.

Monday evening, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted utility companies: "We made progress, but the progress is unacceptable. To say that I am angry, to say that I am frustrated, disappointed would be the understatement of the decade."

In some places, there's no power. In other places, there's simply no place to live as cold weather closes in. More than 200,000 people in the Tri-State area have registered for emergency housing and disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. More than $210 million has been approved.

But on Staten Island, Danielle Valitutto can't leave her storm-ravaged home. She said it's freezing at night in her house. "There's no heat -- there's nothing," she said. "FEMA has turned me down. ... I got no place to go."

Valitutto waits tables for a living. But Monday, she took time to meet with FEMA representatives again. She said she'll have to wait up to 10 days to know whether she'll get two months of temporary housing paid.

For now, her car is the warmest place she owns. "Everybody is complaining about electric," she said. "I wish that was the least of my worries. I wish I just didn't have power. You know, you don't know what you got until it's gone."

Some evacs ordered ahead of predicted storm

Some areas hard-hit by Sandy are now threatened once more as a nor'easter makes its way into the area Wednesday. Brick Township, N.J., has ordered mandatory coastal evacuations for Tuesday night.

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