Detroit officials have received no complaints about the tent city and have no plans to move them from the park, said Sgt. Michael Woody, a police department spokesman.
“It really brings a lot of thought to what homeless youth have. Homeless youth don’t have Land’s End, North Face, Cabela’s gear like we do.”
While most of us can warm up in a home during these frigid temperatures, for the homeless it can be a different story.
Some citywide behavioral bans prohibit sleeping in public, begging in public, loitering, sitting or lying down in public spaces, food sharing and sleeping in vehicles, among other behaviors.
About a dozen people who lived in campsites along railroad tracks were forced to relocate after authorities used bulldozers to clear the sites.
EXCLUSIVE: Homeless Sleep In Window Sills Of Former Wayne County Bldg., Human Waste Litters Entrance
It’s an unfortunate chapter in the storied history of the old Wayne County Building in Detroit.
GM helping to find creative new uses for industrial leftovers including shipping containers, wood pallets and automotive insulation.
Police said the remains were so decomposed, it appears the 63-year-old man could have been dead inside the portable toilet for about five months.
Help Saturday for people who are homeless and less fortunate in Detroit from Project Help.
One more day for this wind chill advisory in metro Detroit with frigid temperatures and wind chill factors well below zero.