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Eric Adams Outlines Plan to Convert Hotels Located in The Outer Boroughs Into Affordable Housing
Eric Adams Outlines Plan to Convert Hotels Located in The Outer Boroughs Into Affordable Housing

Sept. 21, 2021 By Allie Griffin

Democratic mayoral nominee Eric Adams wants to convert 25,000 outer-borough hotel rooms into permanent affordable housing.

Adams outlined a plan — during a press conference in Sunset Park Monday — for the city to acquire economically distressed hotels in the outer boroughs and convert them into supportive housing.

The mayoral candidate and Brooklyn Borough President said he would utilize city funds as well as state and federal dollars to purchase and convert hotels.

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