Blue Acres

Proposal Would Use NJ Open Space Funds For Flood Buyouts; Measure AdvancesThere is a proposal in New Jersey to allow towns to be able to tap into state open space funds to help buy out flood-prone properties, similar to what FEMA does.
N.J. Mayor Bans Woman From Selling HomeA homeowner says her house is unlivable because it constantly floods. She thought relief was in sight when she got accepted into a state program that would take the home off of her hands.