REPORT: New York City Exporting Its Homeless People To Cities In Texas And Other States

New York City has a serious homeless problem.

Instead of trying to fix it, they are exporting it. They are giving taxpayer dollars to homeless people and shipping them off to other cities in other states.

News 4 San Antonio reports:

Homeless New Yorkers are being sent to San Antonio, other U.S. cities

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San Antonio’s homeless population is poised to grow slightly, thanks to New York City.

More than 12,000 homeless New Yorkers are being relocated to about 370 cities around the country. San Antonio is expected to receive several people from New York, all of who are getting a year’s worth of rent and money for furnishings, courtesy of NYC.

“The reason that they’re encouraging people to leave these major metropolitan areas where there is no affordable housing is because maybe in other areas such as San Antonio, they will be able to afford housing,” says Brenda Mascorro, executive director of the South Alamo Regional Alliance for the Homeless.

“I get the logic behind it. I don’t agree with it,” she says.

Other Texas cities receiving New York’s homeless include Houston, Dallas, Austin.. and Helotes.

Local officials we contacted today were surprised to hear about New York’s Special One-Time Assistance (SOTA) program.

Councilwomen Rebecca Viagran (District 3) admitted: “I hadn’t heard of that. We’re going to ask our city manager to call their city manager to find out ‘what are you all doing?’ “

This is not right.

Think of all the money that’s been wasted without solving this problem or helping the people.

It’s shameful.

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