Sandy-damaged homes to be purchased by state

LINDENHURST - A new report claims the state could soon be buying hundreds of Sandy-damaged homes.

More than 600 homes are eligible for the voluntary buyouts.

Newsday says at least 70 homeowners, many in Lindenhurst, want the state to purchase their ravaged homes. The maximum price is about $729,000.

The state expects to make offers to the first homeowners this month.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Under the Trump administartion's proposed tax reform plan, 1 Long Island Talks Trump: Proposed tax reform plan
Kim Basile, who was born without a left 2 FSC softball catcher thrives without left hand
News 12 Long Island and Newsday take a 3 Best fast food breakfasts
News 12 Interactive 4 News 12 Varsity Report for April 27
The county's Republican Executive Committee met to decide 5 Nassau GOP endorses Martins for exec

advertisement | advertise on News 12


Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.