Asylum-seeker Ibrahim stands on a balcony outside his room at the Hotel Avenir Montmartre in Paris, France, Dec 2, 2020. The hotel, deserted by tourists due to COVID-19 travel bans opens its 42 rooms to the city's homeless for 12 months with the help of French charity association Emmaus Solidarite. REUTERS

Empty Paris hotel
shelters the homeless

Hotel Avenir Montmartre's management has handed over the rooms to a charity, which is using them to accommodate people who would otherwise be on the streets