Berkeley officials hope that more residents can get additional money to take down more than the 22 homes funded by FEMA for removal.
During the council's meeting last week, residents and officials said the storm-damaged homes have become a safety hazard, with one person saying: "I chase kids out" of some of the structures damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
Berkeley officials noted that some people simply walked away from their homes after Sandy. Mayor Carmen Amato, however, said township officials will remain vigilant in addressing the issue.
"We are keeping the ball rolling," he said