New LA homeless measure would ‘destroy’ hotel industry ‘overnight,’ harm guests: AHLA President

 By Nikolas Lanum Fox News

A Los Angeles ballot measure could soon place homeless people in hotel rooms next to paying guests and “destroy” the hospitality industry “almost overnight,” according to American Hotel & Lodging Association President and CEO Chip Rogers.

“The fight that we have in Los Angeles is one of the worst public policy ideas, perhaps the worst public policy idea I’ve ever heard of,” Rogers told Fox News Digital.

The Responsible Hotels Ordinance, which would “provide temporary lodging for unhoused families and individuals,” has been aggressively pushed by Unite Here Local 11, a Los Angeles hospitality union.

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