The reward for surviving Sandy may be higher taxes - Article Photos 5/7

This Oct. 31, 2012 photo shows one of scores of homes in Mantoloking, N.J. that were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. Even with federal reimbursement for much of the cleanup and rebuilding expenses, hard-hit towns could be facing property tax hikes next year as a result of the unexpected costs, and the loss of millions of dollars of taxable property. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)