Gothamist: Can NY’s plan to convert hotels into affordable housing help alleviate homelessness? Some hope it will.

A year ago, Gov. Kathy Hochul and state lawmakers set aside $100 million to encourage real estate developers to take New York City’s vacant and underutilized hotels that were struggling due to a lack of guests during the pandemic and turn them into permanent housing for the homeless and low-income residents. Not one hotel has been converted under the program so far.

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2022 Scholarship Awards Program

We are pleased to announce that the HANYC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, will be offering three scholarship awards of $10,000 each this year.

Sustainable Hospitality

Our vision is to transform the New York City hotel industry into a recognized champion of sustainable hospitality in the United States and in the World. On this external site we share best practices, innovations and sustainable initiatives.

Human Trafficking Training

Human trafficking is incredibly widespread and our hotels have an important role to play in keeping our community and our hotels safe from this harm. HANYC is now partnering with Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking (BEST) to provide FREE human trafficking training for HANYC members and their staff.


30jun2:00 am3:00 amWEBINAR: Workers' Compensation Management--Members only2:00 am - 3:00 am


18jul2:30 pm4:00 pmHuman Resources Directors Meeting -- labor members only2:30 pm - 4:00 pm The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, 811 Seventh Avenue


04novAll Day2022 big apple stars awards(All Day: friday) JACOB K. Javits Convention Center, 655 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001