Adams pitches converting distressed hotels to supportive housing


Democratic mayoral nominee Eric Adams wants to convert distressed outer-borough hotels to supportive housing, as the hospitality industry still struggles to recover from the pandemic. 

At a Sept. 20 press conference held outside the shuttered Phoenix Hotel on 39th Street in Sunset Park, the borough president pitched a plan to transform thousands of city hotel rooms into studio apartments with supportive services. 

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