Safe parking lots

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Safe parking lots are parking lots in the United States in which homeless people can park their cars and safely sleep at night.[1] Some hire private security guards to make the facility more safe.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Car but no home? Safe parking lots spread across West Coast. Affordable housing built to replace parking lots? Maybe not right away. But here’s a temporary solution for homeless people that takes advantage of car culture – and the vast amount of real estate devoted to it.
  2. ^ Finding Home in a Parking Lot, by Sarah Holder. February 11, 2019.
  3. ^ Affordable housing is disappearing. So cities are designating parking lots to sleep in. People slipping in and out of homelessness need “safe” parking lot programs like these. By Matthew Zeitlin Updated Oct 18, 2019.