26 Feb '16, 2pm

Los Angeles is evicting homeless people from 37 tiny homes

Those who have experienced or witnessed the tiny home seizures say the city failed to offer alternatives when they took away the makeshift shelters. The local resident who built many of the tiny homes, Elvis Summers removed seven of them this week – ahead of city seizures. The LA Times reports Summers “built and placed 37 tiny houses from Van Nuys to Inglewood, with help from volunteers and more than $100,000 in donations from people around the world.” Summers is disappointed with the city council’s decision. “[Removing the tiny houses is] not a permanent solution, but nobody is doing anything for shelter right now,” said Summers. “They keep just saying we need permanent housing, but it never happens.”

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/los-angeles-is-evicting-homeless-peo...

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