In what looks like an ordinary woodshop in Madison, Wisconsin, filled with table saws, screwdrivers and more screws and nails than you could count, transformative work is underway. This space, operated and owned by a nonprofit called Occupy Madison Incorporated, is part of a village of small houses built to order for – and by – homeless individuals in Wisconsin’s capital city.” – VOA News
Read about how Activists Work to End Homelessness One Tiny House at a Time. Photo by Noah Phillips for VOA.
The “Tiny House Movement,” once an architectural component to a downsized life, is now becoming something much bigger: an escape from chronic homelessness.” – NBC News.com
Read the story: Tiny Houses: A Big Idea to End Homelessness
…more than 125 volunteers showed up with tools in hand and built six new 16-by-20-foot houses for a group of formerly homeless men. It was the beginning of Second Wind Cottages, a tiny-house village for the chronically homeless…” – Bill Moyers.com
Continue reading… Are Tiny Houses the Key to Fighting Homelessness? Thanks to Paige, Ken, and Dawn for posting this story on our Facebook page!