But 10 days after their wages were due Jordan has, as promised, paid the players in full.
And in doing so he has allayed fears of a possible player exodus in the January transfer window.
Boss Neil Warnock has been impressed with the way his Palace squad have handled the situation.
"You just have to rally around - it's a siege mentality," he told the Evening Standard. "As a manager, you're proud of players who put themselves on the line."