Edmonds church offers safe parking to people living in cars

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Returning home from a seasonal job three days before Christmas, James Wlos discovered the RV he was living in had been towed from an Everett street. With his shelter hauled away, Wlos slept in a friend’s truck that night.
His vehicle’s registration had expired more than a month earlier, according to impound records obtained by The Herald. That’s a violation of city code for any vehicle on a public street.
Wlos, 50, said he had set aside some of his paycheck for holiday presents. Instead, that money was needed to retrieve his home from impound.
“If you impound a motor home, you just made a family homeless,” Wlos said.

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