NEW YORK (AP) — Court papers show that New York City taxpayers have paid $200,000 to store the belongings of a homeless woman since 2006.

The New York Post  says the city picked up the tab after Andrea Logan lost her Manhattan apartment after a debilitating stroke.

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The city is required by state law to cover homeless people’s storage expenses.

The Post says Logan’s possessions filled 11 storage units. It wasn’t clear when the city learned of the huge cost of storing the items but refused to pay for all of them last year.

Under a deal reached this year between the city and the state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance, Logan agreed to cut down her belonging to fit three units.

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The city declined to comment, citing privacy issues.

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