Oakland councilman moves into tiny home to address homelessness

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OAKLAND (BCN) Oakland City Councilman Abel Guillen moved into a tiny home for two days to underscore the homelessness crisis for local students.

Guillen, moved into one of two tiny homes in the parking lot of the West Side Missionary Baptist Church at 732 Willow St. at 2 p.m. Tuesday. He said he previously secured an $80,000 city grant to fund "Pocket Houses," the tiny home program for Laney College of Oakland.