Gov. Hochul announces fund to help undocumented residents get Ida relief

Some financial relief is on the way for many who have felt left behind in the aftermath of Ida.
Gov. Kathy Hochul unveiled a new $27 million relief fund to help so-called excluded New Yorkers - immigrants who were impacted by the remnants of Ida, but don't qualify for federal assistance from FEMA.
"These people are looking to us in government to help them rebuild their lives, and we're going to have to say, 'Sorry you don't qualify?' No," said Hochul.
The application process starts Monday and is expected to last for 60 days.
Gov. Hochul says the $27 million Ida relief fund for "excluded" New Yorkers will be paid for jointly by the state and the city of New York.