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City Says Maspeth Hotel Owner Backed Out Of Shelter Deal

Department of Homeless Services Commissioner Steve Banks told reporters on Tuesday afternoon that DHS dropped its controversial plan to convert a Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth, Queens into a 110-bed homeless shelter because the owner of the hotel refused to go forward with a full facility conversion. Instead, the hotel agreed to rent out 30 of its rooms to the city to use as shelter beds for employed homeless men.
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