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New NYC housing vouchers encourage homeless to leave city

Posted on AllSides September 28th, 2023
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Leaders in the 57 counties outside New York City said they were blindsided by a decision by Mayor Eric Adams to send the city’s homeless to surrounding counties. These leaders fear the sudden influx of people could cause their city and county budgets to spiral out of control.

Adams said the leaders didn’t like the idea of the migrants being moved to their community, so he’s sending the homeless. He said it was fair play and a necessary move because NYC’s shelter system is overrun and there’s little hope that will change...

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