Category Archive: Wall Street Journal

Jan 11

Sandy Spurs Call to Buy Up Homes By ANJALI ATHAVALEY

Many shorefront communities are determined to rebuild after superstorm Sandy. But residents of Staten Island’s Oakwood Beach want to pick up and leave instead. Homeowners in a four-block portion there are pushing for a federal buyout of their homes. Out of 165 homes in the area, which dates to the 1920s, owners of 106 have …

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