Los Angeles homeless man builds wooden house on Hollywood Boulevard sidewalk: ‘Gives me strength’

a homeless man In Los Angeles, he built a small wooden house on Hollywood Boulevard.He is frustrated that the city is asking him to remove his tent.

The man who goes by “Q” said Fox Ross Angeles City He built a house on wheels using discarded wood from a construction site and the help of a friend.

He was offered temporary housing by the city, but declined, saying he preferred temporary housing to staying in a hotel temporarily.

“It’s kind of empowering,” he said. “I don’t think I’m bothering anyone here.”

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The house is supported by metal carts and batteries with potted plants and tapestries on the outside. He said he uses a generator placed outside the house for his electrical needs.


“I feel good,” said Q. “I feel like I’m setting an example for people in my situation. Let them know that living on the streets doesn’t mean they have to give up everything.” .”

Fox News Los Angeles Police Department and city leaders. Police told Fox Los Angeles they couldn’t do anything about the situation unless someone was blocking the sidewalk, active driveway, or business.

Rance Shaw of City Vibes Coffee told the station, “He didn’t bother anyone. I honestly feel safer with him, so I’m happy to be there.” “I feel like he knows what he’s doing. He’s not here to hurt anyone.”

Q to the news outlet, he Midwestis a veteran and has been in Los Angeles for three months.

He said he was going to move the house on a dolly on Friday.


Homelessness in Los Angeles County has been the number one problem for residents and lawmakers for years. According to figures released in September, 41,980 people were classified as homeless in the city of Los Angeles, and across the county he counted 69,144 homeless.