Bloom et al. vs. City of San Diego et al. A class action law suit on behalf of homeless individuals with RVs or other vehicles, many of whom have disabilities, challenging enforcement of two ordinances (one prohibiting vehicle habitation, and the second prohibiting nighttime RV parking anywhere in the City) that criminalize homelessness.
Complaint was filed on November 15, 2017. Complaint contains constitutional claims under 42 U.S.C. §1983 and ADA claims challenging enforcement of the two ordinances described above.
Case Name: Bloom et al. vs. City of San Diego et al.
Court and Case Number: U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Case No. 3:17-CV-02324-AJB-NLS
Judge: Honorable Anothony J. Battaglia
Co-Counsel: Geoff D. Biegler, FISH & RICHARDSON; Maria Foscarinis, National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty; Scott Dreher, Dreher Law Firm; Manfred P. Muecke, Bonnett Fairbourn Friednman & Balint PC.
Significant Court Documents
- The City's Walking a Legal Tight Rope With Its Hep A and Homelessness Strategies, Voice of San Diego, 11/27/17
- Homeless living in motorhomes suing the city, CBS San Diego, 11/16/17
- Homeless San Diegans living in RVs plan lawsuit against city over parking ordinance, KGTV San Diego, 11/16/17
- Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against City of San Diego Alleges Mistreatment of Homeless Living in RVs, KPBS San Diego, 11/16/17
- Lawsuit filed against San Diego over violation of homeless rights, KUSI San Diego, 11/16/17
- Homeless people with disabilities sue San Diego over RV parking law , The San Diego Union-Tribune, 11/16/17