Seized tiny homes saved from the dump can once again help homeless

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Three structures donated to homeless residents and once set to be dismantled or destroyed by the city of Los Angeles were returned to the man who built them Friday.

The tiny homes, which were impounded for obstructing city streets in February, were returned to Elvis Summers on the condition they be kept on private property, Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation spokesperson Elena Stern confirmed to Mashable

“If they are put out on LA City public sidewalks or streets they will be tagged and removed again,” Stern said. 

Summers, who used to be homeless himself, built the tiny houses to provide free shelter for those in need.  Read more…

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