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Home, Sweet Camper

Submitted by Tyee Staff, 20 Mar 2018

The Vancouver Courier shared a story last month about people who are opting to live in vehicles.

The City of Vancouver’s director of streets said a “couple hundred” people are choosing to live in cars or campers.

One of the people interviewed said living in a trailer was better than paying high rent to stay in the city, where she works. It was also hard to find a landlord willing to accommodate her dog.

Here is their video interview with Gord Hocking, who bought a used tent trailer to live in after he grew tired of sleeping on the street. He now shares a rented camper van with his girlfriend and another roommate.


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