City officials in Los Angeles, California are seizing the miniature houses that a local man built and donated to give the homeless people in the city a place to sleep.
Elvis Summers created the parking space-sized houses last year as part of a charitable effort to help out the city’s many homeless residents. The plywood shacks were fitted with innovations such as wheels and solar-powered lights, and mostly positioned on overpasses along the freeway, so that the homeless would have somewhere better than tents to sleep in.
“It hit me one day and I was like, ‘why does nobody care?'” He told RT. After that he did some research and figured out that he could build homes himself.
However, the City of Los Angeles considers the compact buildings a blight. A new city ordinance calls the structures “bulky items” that are subject to immediate confiscation, according to the Los Angeles Times.
By RT News
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