Homeless man living in an encampment on the corner of Venice blvd., and Electric Ave., in Venice. Suffering Bipolar Disorder, Greiner told Yo! Venice he is homeless by choice and survives off a $930 a month widowers pension. Michael Greiner sleeps under a crinkled blue tarpaulin in the growing encampment at the corner of Venice Boulevard and Electric Avenue in Venice. Photo by Melanie Camp.