LI storm-damaged homes on auction block

The two day auction includes 150 residential properties in 26 Long Island towns.

The two day auction includes 150 residential properties in 26 Long Island towns. (5/19/15)

WOODBURY - Dozens of storm-damaged homes on Long Island were sold to the highest bidders Tuesday.

As reported, 81 of the residences in Nassau County were originally bought by the state at their pre-storm value as part of the New York Rising Housing Recovery Program.

The starting bids for some of the homes were as low as $28,000. The bidding is a two-day event that includes 150 residential properties in 26 Long Island towns.  

The homes include all-style properties damaged by Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.

More than 65 Suffolk County properties will be auctioned off Wednesday.

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