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Orange County gets more funding to convert motels to homeless housing

Months after Orange County recorded the highest number of homeless deaths in a single year, the county received $6 million in funding to convert another Stanton motel into permanent, supportive housing. support. The motel conversions are part of a statewide effort called Project Homekey, which involves the purchase and rehabilitation of hotels, motels, vacant apartments […]

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Pinellas Commissioners Extend Rental Assistance to Hotel and Motel Tenants, With Time Limit | Tampa Bay News | Tampa

Click to enlarge motels will also receive limited support. – CITY OF ST. PETE/FLICKR” width=”660″ height=”372″/> City of St. Pete/Flickr The City of St. Pete will receive more funds from the ERAP, and tenants living in hotels and motels will also receive limited support. Pinellas County Commissioners voted unanimously today to expand county rental assistance […]

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A market tax law for accommodation but not for the hotel industry?

As more states expand or clarify their market facilitator laws, it may become more difficult for market facilitators and sellers to know what taxes they are responsible for. For example, although Kansas requires Marketplace Facilitators to collect and remit tax on third-party lodging, Marketplaces are not responsible for tax due on facilitated sales of hotel […]

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Hotels, hostels and Airbnbs sign up to host Ukrainian refugees

By a new report from The Associated Press, more than 520,000 refugees have fled Ukraine to the eastern border of the European Union. In an interview with the United Nations Security Council, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, said that number “has grown exponentially, hour by hour” and will likely reach 4 […]

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Playa Hotels & Resorts (PLYA) Reports Fourth Quarter Loss, Beats Revenue Estimates

Playa Hotels & Resorts (PLYA) reported a quarterly loss of $0.03 per share against Zacks consensus estimate of a loss of $0.01. That compares to a loss of $0.44 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items. This quarterly report represents a profit surprise of -200%. A quarter ago, this all-inclusive […]

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Wyndham Hotels (WH) beats fourth quarter earnings and revenue estimates

OYndham Hotels (WH) posted quarterly earnings of $0.69 per share, beating Zacks consensus estimate of $0.53 per share. That compares to earnings of $0.07 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items. This quarterly report represents a profit surprise of 30.19%. A quarter ago, this chain of hotels and resorts was […]

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Sacramento County to close motels used as homeless shelters

Sacramento County plans to close three motels used to shelter homeless people this spring when federal funding for the service ends. The three motels have been housing homeless people since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, when Governor Gavin Newsom’s administration released funding for a program he called Project Roomkey. The sites currently house 333 […]

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Queens mom says short-stay motels allow teen trafficking

WOODSIDE, Queens (PIX11) – A Queens mother who said her troubled daughter was repeatedly lured out of the house has called police to better monitor short-term motels where teenagers are sexually exploited. “I’ve asked them a hundred times, ‘Why isn’t my daughter getting an Amber Alert?’” Sarah Sankarsingh said of her dealings with local cops. […]

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Why turning motels into accommodations could survive the pandemic

In the spring of 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic exploded, Missoula, Montana made the decision to purchase the Sleepy Inn, an 80-year-old downtown motel. His aim was twofold. In the short term, the city would use the property to provide private living space for people experiencing homelessness, reducing overcrowding at existing shelters. The motel would […]

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What makes Choice Hotels (CHH) such a dynamic company: buy now?

Dynamic investing involves following the recent trend of a stock, which can be both ways. In the “long” context, investors “will buy at a high price, but hope to sell even higher”. And for investors who follow this methodology, it is essential to take advantage of trends in a stock’s price; Once a stock establishes […]

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Some Hotel Mainers Scramble As Policies Change

AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) – Some people caught in an affordable housing crisis in central Maine tell TV5 the problem could get worse soon. A number of hotels in the Waterville and Augusta areas are expected to implement changes on November 1 that some customers say will leave them on the streets. “There will be a […]

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Could a bunch of dilapidated SoCal motels become a bastion of new housing for the homeless?

Through the initiative, called Homekey, the state distributes funds to local governments and nonprofit developers to buy aging motels and other commercial properties and turn them into housing units for the homeless. Since July 2020, the project has spurred the creation of about 6,000 affordable housing units statewide, according to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office. In […]

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Are you looking for one of the best Momentum picks? Why Choice Hotels (CHH) is a Great Choice – October 8, 2021

Dynamic investing involves following the recent trend of a stock, which can be both ways. In the “long” context, investors “will buy at a high price, but hope to sell even higher”. And for investors who follow this methodology, it is essential to take advantage of trends in a stock’s price; once a stock establishes […]

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How to convert hotels to homeless accommodation in New York City, California and other places.

With travel still stuck in the Delta doldrums, many hotels have struggled. Some policymakers see a chance to profit from the struggles of the sector by converting hotels into permanent housing for the homeless. California led the way with Project Home Key, an extension of an early pandemic experiment that has now led to more […]

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A task force grappling with problems related to “ghost hotels” in the township of Tiny

“Ghost hotels … have the potential to change the character of the area and have a large number of land use impacts,” said the town planner. Tiny Township council recently asked Jamie Robinson of MHBC Planning Urban Design & Landscape Architecture to provide his advice on the definition of short-term rentals from a planning perspective, […]

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US Hotels and Motels Industry Report 2021 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – The report “Hotels & Motels in the US – Industry Market Research Report” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Although very sensitive to changes in the global economic environment, the hotel and motel industry experienced robust growth in the five years up to 2019. The increase in travel spending, corporate […]

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Shuttered hotels, motels find new life

Lew sichelman Developers interested in turning old spaces into apartments and other uses must be licking their chops at the news that Sears intends to sell 40 to 50 of its closed stores. But they shouldn’t overlook the hundreds of small hotels and motels that were forced to close during the pandemic and will never […]

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Flathead hotels break June occupancy records

Traditional Flathead Valley hotels and other accommodations have been crowded this season despite a shortage of staff to clean rooms and attend to guests – and despite the proliferation of short-term rentals, which also book at record rates. “We are living in a banner year,” said Dylan Boyle, executive director of the Whitefish Convention and […]

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The guesthouse’s plan for the residential street was rejected over fears it was ‘not in line’ with the area

The plan to open a guesthouse on a residential street was rejected. Hartlepool council has been asked to approve proposals for the guesthouse and hotel which could accommodate up to 12 visitors in Cornwall Street in the center of town. A request submitted earlier this year to convert the four-bedroom house into a hotel, operating […]

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British Columbia business relief grant increased to $125 million, extended to hotels and motels

The province is adding $75 million in new funding to its Business Relief Grant and expanding it to hotels, motels and short-term accommodations. The province is adding $75 million in new funding to its Business Relief Grant and expanding it to hotels, motels and short-term accommodations. “We are adding $75 million to the initial $50 […]

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British Columbia Business Assistance Grant increased to $ 125 million, extended to hotels and motels

The province is adding $ 75 million in new money to its business assistance grant and expanding it to hotels, motels and short-term accommodation. The province is adding $ 75 million in new money to its business assistance grant and expanding it to hotels, motels and short-term accommodation. “We are adding $ 75 million to […]

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British Columbia extends circuit breaker funding to hotels, motels and other short-term accommodation

Hotels, motels and other short-term accommodations in British Columbia are now eligible for the province’s “circuit breaker” funding. The province expanded funding eligibility after new travel restrictions were announced last week. VRBO and Airbnb operators who have registered as a business are also eligible for certain funding. “For many businesses in British Columbia, the next […]

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Deep Debt Relief for CARP Beneficiaries

Raul FabellaPHOTO BY ECON.UPD.EDU.PH Renowned economist Raul Fabella has proposed debt cancellation for land reform beneficiaries as a high-impact but low-cost economic stimulus the government should include in its coronavirus stimulus package. “A good stimulus for agriculture is for the government to exonerate wrongfully indentured agricultural beneficiaries by rescinding its tiny land reform collection,” Fabella […]

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G20 to extend debt freeze for poorest countries, still at odds over next steps

BRUSSELS/WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – The group of major G20 economies is set to extend a multi-billion dollar debt freeze for the world’s poorest countries to help them weather the coronavirus crisis , and could take a common approach to dealing with longer-term debt restructurings. FILE PHOTO: Central Bank of Kenya Governor Patrick Njoroge speaks during a […]

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Covid-19: Holy See renews Pope’s call for debt relief for developing countries

The Holy See renews Pope Francis’ call for debt relief for nations struggling due to the economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. By Devin Watkins Bishop Ivan Jurkovič renewed the Holy Father’s call for debt relief at the international level. The Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva addressed the […]

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Paris Club Creditors Provide Somalia Debt Relief – Somalia

The representatives of the Paris Club creditor countries reached an agreement on March 31, 2020 with the government of the Federal Republic of Somalia to restructure its external public debt. This was the Paris Club’s first-ever “virtual” negotiating meeting. The Paris Club congratulates Somalia on reaching its Decision Point under the enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor […]

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Student debt cancellation is already on the agenda as President-elect Biden’s transition

President-elect Joe Biden has made a campaign proposal for erase $ 10,000 for an estimated 37 million Americans who owe federally guaranteed student loans, and experts are divided on whether the new president will be able to keep that promise. “Just wipe out student debt … that was one of the more left-wing ideas that […]

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New guest house plan for empty Wolverhampton city center offices

Plans to convert an empty Georgian office building in Wolverhampton city center into a guesthouse have been given the green light by town planners. Former Accountants on Bond Street, next to the Cosmo Bonsor pub, are specifically intended for use by short-term residents. Plaintiff Jaswant Singh, of Greytona Ltd, a Wolverhampton-based management and business consultant, […]

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The Mount Mansfield Guest House, 1826-1954

New The Mount Mansfield Guest House, 1826-1954 Sunday 31 January 2021 The accommodation industry in Jamaica has a long history, growing from a few lodging houses and inns in the 1800s to a plethora of hotels, resorts, guesthouses, timeshares, rooms guest houses, condominiums, cottages and inns, among others. – Jamaica Tourist Board, 2014 [Clarke, Mayo, […]

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Find a bed in Brixton – guide to accommodation in hotels, inns, B & Bs and guesthouses – Brixton Buzz

There is not much choice available to stay in Brixton, but with the help of posters on our bulletin boards, we’ve compiled this pretty comprehensive list of what’s on offer right now, but if we’ve missed anything please drop us a line. If you’re not that picky about where you stay, be sure to check […]

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Bill would legalize hostels in New York

Backpackers rejoice. There may soon be a cheap bunk bed waiting for you in New York City. After a ban of nearly a decade, a new bill may soon legalize hostels in the city. City Councilor Mark Gjonaj and City Councilor Margaret Chin introduced a bill this week that would give noisy, smelly and student-friendly […]

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City council proposal would legalize hostels amid tourism boom

A city council bill to legalize hostels will be introduced on Wednesday as part of a new campaign to provide tourists with more affordable stay options. Hostels, with their multi-bed dormitory-style layouts, have long been favored by frugal travelers in the whole world. But there are only a handful of them in New York City, […]