After their homes were recently ravaged by Hurricane Irene, the federal government has announced it will spend more than $28 million to buy those homes.
But what does it really mean for those homeowners?
For years, people have been trying to move away from Fayette Ave. and other low lying areas in Wayne. There is still water there from Tuesday's storm.
Senator Frank Lautenberg along with Congressman Bill Pascrel showed President Obama first hand how bad it gets, in early September.
Now three months later and the buyouts are about to begin.