NYC mayoral contender Eric Adams outlines blueprint to turn city hotels into supportive housing

It could be the city’s last resort.

Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams on Monday fleshed out his plan to attack New York’s housing crisis, outlining a blueprint that would convert distressed outer-borough hotels into some 25,000 rooms of supportive housing.

Adams said the proposal — a central plank in his platform — would take advantage of the city’s hollowed-out hospitality industry.

Standing outside the boarded-up Phoenix Hotel in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood, he called it “one solution that solves a multitude of problems.”

Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams on Monday fleshed out his plan to attack New York’s housing crisis, outlining a blueprint that would convert distressed outer-borough hotels into some 25,000 rooms of supportive housing.

Adams said the proposal — a central plank in his platform — would take advantage of the […]

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