New York City is Putting Up Homeless in Hotels — and Not Even Using Discounted Rates

Source: Gary Leff - View from the Wing

A couple of years ago I wrote about the Radisson JFK being used as a homeless shelter. They have to go somewhere since New York LaGuardia now kicks them out.

I was torn over this. The Radisson JFK always struck me as likely around the upper range of what most homeless shelters are like. Which is really just saying it’s about average for a hotel near JFK airport. Customers don’t like staying in hotels where the largest in-house group are homeless, but I do think they have a right to stay on property if the going rate is ...

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