Pumping floodwater from Tropical Storm Ida


Ida Flood Victims Ponder Blue Acres Buyout and the Cost of Leaving Home

Residents of Jordan Road in Woodbridge decide whether to sell flood-prone houses

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJ SPOTLIGHT NEWS – How much would it take to convince you to sell your home and walk away? Thousands of New Jersey residents are pondering that question, including residents of Jordan Road, Woodbridge, who face potential flooding whenever heavy rains fall; they were hit hard in Tropical Storm Ida. When Woodbridge asked homeowners there if they would consider selling their flood-prone houses through New Jersey’s Blue Acres program, many applied …