In Woodbridge, New Jersey, there’s a whole lot of demolition going on. Since 2013 more than 145 homes have been torn down in neighborhoods that could be underwater in the coming decades due to rising sea levels. David Ushery reports.
Housing is in high demand in the heavily populated northeastern United States. But in Woodbridge, New Jersey, the state has bought and torn down 145 homes since 2013 and returned the land to nature, with eight homes demolished this month alone. Dozens more are slated to be torn down in the near future. Some neighborhoods in this town of over…