Flooded homes

A truck drives down a flooded street after water levels lowered October 30, 2012 in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie Announces Buyout Plan For Homeowners Susceptible To Flooding

The governor announced the “willing seller” buyout plan Thursday, just before appearing in Sayreville, where about 270 homes were destroyed or severely damaged by a tidal surge during Sandy.

05/16/2013

The street in front of a home on Wynsum Lane is littered with contents of a flooded home in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy on November 9, 2012 in Merrick, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Federal Government: Buying Out Flooded Homes Is A Complex Process

The federal government is providing guidance for towns and states considering flood-related home buyouts, but it is not as simple as just writing a check.

03/16/2013

Flooded N.J. home

N.J. Mayor Bans Woman From Selling Home

A 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.

12/13/2010