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In Los Angeles, city cracks down on tiny wooden houses for the homeless

Homeless advocates say seizure of properties is unfair

February 28, 2016 02:00PM

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A tiny house (credit: Good News Network)

From the Los Angeles website: Los Angeles city officials are cracking down on the proliferation of tiny wooden homes designed to replace tents in L.A.’s homeless encampments. They began impounding the homes earlier this month and are planning further sweeps in a bid to wipe out the miniature dwellings, claiming they are a health and safety hazard. [more]

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