Don't Like Paying Rent? Live in a Boat

Bainbridge Islanders enjoy some of the most pristine views in the Pacific Northwest, unless they live on Eagle Harbor, says resident Gary Tripp. The small inlet is owned by the state, and without a local landlord to collect on rent and other dues, it has been filling with squatters on sail boats and small house boats. Thy live on the water and, in some cases, dump sewage straight into the bay.

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