Hochul Wants To End NYC ‘Right To Shelter’ Law As Migrant Crisis Surges

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  • Gov. Kathy Hochul said she supports nixing New York City’s “right to shelter” law – as the relentless influx of migrants pouring in only continues to cripple an already “at capacity” Big Apple.
  • The governor backed Mayor Eric Adams’ push to suspend the decades-old mandate amid the escalating migrant crisis, telling CNN Wednesday the rule was never meant to “house literally the entire world.”
  • The Adams administration is currently challenging the “right to shelter” rule in the state Supreme Court, arguing they need to turn some people away because the city’s resources have already buckled with the arrival of more than 110,000 asylum seekers since spring 2022.
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