[Ed. – Daily Mail focuses on the fact that he’s outfitted himself with a bed, makeshift jacuzzi, and toilets. I’m looking at the report that he’s charging rent to others to share his abode.]
A homeless man who turned a freeway underpass into his personal paradise by furnishing it with a make-shift jacuzzi and four-poster bed has become a viral hit and unlikely tourist attraction.
Ceola Waddell Jr, 59, began living in the underpass in L.A.’s 110 freeway near Coliseum six months ago.
He has since foraged two porcelain toilets, discarded refrigerators, couches and two beds to transform the space into his personal refuge.
Despite becoming a viral hit thanks to a Facebook video of his dwellings, Waddell Jr faces having it all torn down by city officials. …
In his ‘guest room’, another bed, ‘jacuzzi’ and toilet could be found.
Waddell Jr. rents out his spare room and a tent for $25 each a week to other homeless people in the area.