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One of the Many Uses for Tiny Houses – Activists Work to End Homelessness

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 – […]

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales Supports Tiny Homes for the Homeless

Portland is preparing to endorse the construction of communities of tiny houses on publicly owned land to get homeless people off the street and offer low-income residents safe, clean and cheap places to live. Josh Alpert, Mayor Charlie Hales director of strategic initiatives said the question isnt whether the so-called micro-communities will happen, but when.” […]

Y:Cube Housing

Each cube is 280 square feet and contains one bedroom with a double bed, a living area with a small, modern kitchen, a workspace and a lounging area. The tiny bathroom is connected to the bedroom and contains a toilet, sink and shower.” – Tiny House Blog Read and see more of Y:Cube Housing

Exo – Portable Housing Prototype Can Be Assembled by Hand in Two Minutes

These 80-square-foot structures best anything FEMA’s been using in many ways—they can be assembled by hand in two minutes, cost a quarter of the money to build ($5,000 each) and are stackable and portable (20 shelters, enough to house 80 people, can fit on a standard trailer truck).” – Dwell Learn more about this New Portable Housing […]

Austin’s Newest Housing For the Homeless

Plans are moving ahead in the Austin area to house about 200 people who are chronically homeless.  Community First Village has been about a decade in the making and in just a matter of months, it will break ground. The property is 27 acres, with little cottages, mobile homes and even some teepees dotting the […]

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