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[-] hperrin 59 points 1 month ago

Sounds like he’s not unhoused anymore, and he’s earned some land.

[-] [email protected] 14 points 1 month ago

he's housed as fuck!

[-] elbucho 44 points 1 month ago

Given that it's Los Angeles, that shelter could probably go for about $175,000.

[-] [email protected] 18 points 1 month ago

Big House is gonna buy it up and rent it out on AirBNB.

[-] Fedizen 5 points 1 month ago

Moving yet another long term rental to the short term rental market. Isn't about time that somebody passed a law preventing existing buildings from being moved to the short term rental market?

[-] [email protected] 34 points 1 month ago

Man the modern hoovervilles are much more disjointed. Mostly tents and reliant on existing structures. This is that old school impressive setup, but I wonder if the police have just gotten better at deconstructing them faster and we will see a follow up of this being taken down within days.

[-] LesserAbe 26 points 1 month ago

When your illegal house is featured on the news safe to say it will get taken down soon. If only because officials feel pressured to take action. Sucks for the people who live there.

[-] cybersandwich 26 points 1 month ago

So is homeless a bad word now or something? Why did we invent a new word this?

[-] [email protected] 11 points 1 month ago

A house and a home are not always the same thing.

[-] [email protected] 4 points 1 month ago

To me it's the same type of class war as "opioid abuse disorder" vs "drug addict".

They pretty up the language once it hits closer to home.

[-] [email protected] 26 points 1 month ago

I wonder how many offers he's gotten for it so far.

[-] [email protected] 25 points 1 month ago
[-] Passerby6497 10 points 1 month ago

Not anymore, he pulled himself up by his bootstraps !!1!

[-] antidote101 -1 points 1 month ago

I don't get it, does he have a permanent "home" at a shelter or facility, or does he own a house that he chooses not to live in?

[-] 3volver 20 points 1 month ago

The housing market is a gatekept pile of shit, people getting their time stolen from them for something not as valuable as this fake fucking system makes it out to be. NIMBYism is a core part of accelerationism, let's go NIMBY fucks.

[-] Ultragigagigantic 17 points 1 month ago

“There are men who, through ownership of land, are able to make others pay for the privilege of being allowed to exist and to work. These landowners are idle, and I might therefore be expected to praise them. Unfortunately, their idleness is only rendered possible by the industry of others; indeed their desire for comfortable idleness is historically the source of the whole gospel of work. The last thing they have ever wished is that others should follow their example.”

― Bertrand Russell

[-] RememberTheApollo_ 13 points 1 month ago

So…favelas anyone? Gotta start somewhere.

[-] Sanctus 9 points 1 month ago

They'll legalize this and call it groundbreaking while real houses sit empty

[-] [email protected] 14 points 1 month ago

Sadly I doubt they'll legalize it. It might take too much income away from the poor landlord class!

[-] NightAuthor 4 points 1 month ago

Hopefully he can work to make it classified as a legit dwelling, and then he at least gets a bunch of eviction protections.

[-] Madison420 5 points 1 month ago

Its on public land, they can stay there they just can't construct permanent structure of they're smart its built like a sledge so when they say move on they can get a couple friends and drag it to another spot and technically comply with the law.

[-] Fedizen 14 points 1 month ago

They'll demolish this while real houses sit empty

[-] [email protected] 7 points 1 month ago

Isn't that how America started?

[-] masquenox 6 points 1 month ago

Here in the Global South we call that "business as usual."

[-] [email protected] 2 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

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