SAYREVILLE, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New Jersey’s superstorm Sandy homeowner buyout program has had some successes, Gov. Chris Christie announced at a town hall meeting Thursday.
Christie said the state has made offers to purchase 265 homes in Sayreville and neighboring South River from willing sellers. So far, 175 have accepted.
In just Sayreville, the governor said 121 homeowners accepted a buyout offer and 47 have closed.