The City of San Diego will receive $942,404 in restitution and $243,063 in penalties and costs for allegedly overcharging shower trailers that aim at homeless people during the time of COVID_19 Pandemic.
Why City of San Diego Will Receive More Than $1.18 Million in Overcharged Shower Trailers?
The City of San Diego filed a case for allegedly overcharging shower trailers that are intended for homeless people during COVID-19 Pandemic, it was officially announced on Tuesday. The lawsuit has filed the case last year against United Site Services of California. The company allegedly doubled the usual price of shower trailers and now was filed for charges.
The rapport states that United Site Services will pay $942,404 in return and $243,063 in penalties and costs. Based on the San Diego City Attorney’s Office that the settlement was premeditatedly through an audit and pointed to the expected value of overcharged amount. The officials of the city were aware that the shower trailers were high but the city had no other options because it was in demand due to the pandemic.
The City Attorney’s Office said that the city was desperate to give the basic needs of its homeless people.
How Much Does It Cost To Rent An Outdoor Shower Trailer?
A portable shower trailer can be rented for $500. It depends on the location if it’s suffering from water issues or not. The stalls can hold about of 500-800 gallons. An average rental for shower trailers can run for almost $1000-$4500 a week.
A shower trailer have different variation ranging from one to eight. It has different size, capacity, and some models are self-contained and can be transported anywhere within 25 feet. The shower trailers price depends on location and the time you need it.