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Homeless People No Longer Prohibited From Living in Cars in San Diego

Until last week, it was illegal to live in a car in San Diego.
February 11, 2019, 1pm PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to repeal a 35-year-old law that has made it illegal for people to live inside vehicles," reports David Garrick.

Councilmembers are quoted in the article describing the measure as a step toward decriminalizing homelessness, but a "stop gap" on the way to providing better options for the homeless people living in the city.

The city's action also follows an order from a federal judge that the city stop ticketing people under the law.

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Published on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in San Diego
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