Stupid Bureaucrat Evicts Man from Van

After an Indiana newspaper published a touching human interest story about a 93-year-old man living in a van with a little help from his friends, a local bureaucrat had to piss in his Wheaties by kicking him out:
Sheryl Crum was the employee from the housing division of the Marion County Health Department who visited Green's van after the story ran. She pronounced it in violation of the County housing code and therefore uninhabitable. Reporter Will Higgins explained the code requires that "a domicile have running water and electricity," and power cords and bathroom privileges at the towing company don't count.

The Star ran a follow-up piece about the eviction, which generated a furor over the Housing Authority's actions. Apparently we're not the only ones who think that it's ridiculous to kick an old guy out of his van.

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