SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A man hopes his house on wheels could be a solution to homeless camps.
Ike, a Roseville native, says he used to own a local business but got sick and lost it all.READ MORE: Barnes Hits 3 At Buzzer, Kings Sink Suns 110-107
He then became homeless, but he didn’t want to stay in one place. So Ike built a home on wheels.
“I thought I’d introduce it to the homeless community and possibly see if I can find common ground with them, maybe get them out of the levees,” Ike said.READ MORE: Christmas Tree Shortage? Yes. Turkey Shortage? Unlikely For California
Ike says he’s made several of the mobile homes, which can be towed by a bicycle.
For the most part, Ike says police and local businesses leave him and the home alone.
“This is just an idea,” Ike said.MORE NEWS: Record Rain Brings Insect Infestation To Surface
Ike travels around the Natomas area and even holds a small ministry.