City Tells Man to Stop Sheltering the Homeless from the Cold or They’ll Take His House
First, whose house is it? This guy’s? Or the city’s? Second, the man is sheltering people from the cold.
(From the Free Thought Project)
“While we appreciate those who volunteer to provide additional resources in the community, Mr. Schiller’s house does not comply with codes and regulations that guard against potential dangers such as carbon monoxide poisoning, inadequate light and ventilation, and insufficient exits in the event of a fire,” city spokesperson Molly Center said in a statement—as if the homeless population is being forced to stay in this basement…
…”They shut me down and said I have 24 hours to return my basement to storage and take down – I have several cots with sleeping bags for everybody – or they’ll condemn the house,” said Schiller.