Tiny Homes

Neighborhood of large houses in suburban Austin, Texas.

Austin Approves Upzoning

Combined with the recent decision to eliminate parking minimums, the move to end single-family zoning could help make housing more affordable.

December 13, 2023 - The Austin Chronicle

Multicolored tiny homes for temporary shelter in complex adjacent to freeway overpass in Los Angeles, California.

Tiny Homes are a First—but not Last—Step in Ending Homelessness

Cities are trying to stretch affordable housing funds to meet the demand for both short- and long-term housing.

October 22, 2023 - CALmatters

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Austin Could Legalize Tiny Homes, RVs as ADUs

Expanding the types of homes eligible as accessory dwelling units could help more homeowners afford the construction costs.

September 18, 2023 - Austin Monitor

A tiny home in a residential neighborhood.

What Happened to the Tiny Homes Revolution?

Tiny homes were one of the hot button topics of the previous decade. In 2023? Not so much.

August 14, 2023 - Grist

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Why an Eldercare Facility Turned to Employer-Provided Housing

Providing temporary housing in tiny homes has helped a Washington long-term care facility keep its doors open in the face of a growing housing crisis.

August 4, 2023 - Shelterforce Magazine

Chandler Tiny Home Village in North Hollywood, California

California Pledges to Provide 1,200 ‘Tiny Homes’ for Unhoused Residents

Critics of the plan say the effort is a drop in the bucket in a state where tens of thousands of people experience homelessness every night.

March 21, 2023 - Cap Radio

Row of Pallet Shelter tiny home units with bicycles in front

The Role of Microhousing in Ending Chronic Homelessness

Affordable, quick-build ‘tiny homes’ can serve as a key stepping stone to a permanent housing situation for people experiencing homelessness.

September 1, 2022 - Diana Ionescu

Rendering of tiny houses in garden setting

Where Is Salt Lake City’s Tiny Home Village?

A proposed ‘tiny home village’ meant to serve as temporary housing for unhoused residents has yet to break ground more than a year after it was announced.

August 10, 2022 - KUTV

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Boise Launches Accessory Dwelling Unit and ‘Moveable Tiny Home’ Pilots

The city moved to loosen restrictions on accessory dwelling units and other forms of innovative housing solutions.

May 9, 2022 - Idaho Press

Housing Homeless

'Tiny Home Village' Fires Raise Doubts About Their Sustainability

'Tiny home villages' were touted as a quick, if temporary, solution to California's housing crisis, but a series of fires is raising concern about their safety.

March 28, 2022 - Curbed

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A 'Tiny Home Village' Grows in Los Angeles

The complex can house over 200 people and will provide bathrooms and social services for people transitioning out of homelessness.

August 23, 2021 - The Eastsider LA

Homeless Encampment

Austin Selects Two Potential Sites for Sanctioned Encampments

The city plans to install temporary housing and facilities as part of its efforts to reduce homelessness and help people move into permanent housing.

July 29, 2021 - Urbanize Austin

A group of people gather in front of a row of small homes.

Georgia's First Tiny Home Village Now Open, and Sold Out

Eight single-family houses on a half-acre of land.

July 25, 2021 - Urbanize Atlanta

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Tiny Homes Village Planned in St. Louis

St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson hopes to use CARES Act funding to 50 new homes for homeless living in the city.

November 18, 2020 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Omaha Tiny Homes

Tiny House Movement Arrives in Omaha

A tiny house village has been approved for a location in Downtown Omaha. When complete, the new homes will provide stability and shelter for the formerly unhoused.

October 21, 2020 - Omaha World-Herald

Homelessness

Construction Firm Pays Penance For Bid-Rigging Scheme By Funding Tiny Home Village

A new twist on the contemporary corruption scandal.

July 30, 2020 - The Denver Post

Seattle Tiny Homes Village

Tiny Home Village to Close Amid Controversy in Seattle

The situation at the tiny home village in the Seattle neighborhood of Northlake has been deteriorating since April.

November 19, 2019 - Seattle Times

Vancouver, British Columbia

A Tiny Lot for Sale in Vancouver, But There's a Catch

It seems like a tiny homes would be a good fit for such a small lot as this example in East Vancouver. But this lot is too tiny for even a tiny home.

November 2, 2019 - Vancouver Sun

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Denver Makes Space for Tiny Homes

A law approved by the Denver City Council this week makes it much easier to build tiny homes in Denver.

October 9, 2019 - The Denver Post

Tiny House

The Downsides of Tiny House Living

Advocates argue the array of small dwelling options provide much-needed affordable housing. But, living in these units, many of which are extremely small, isn't the alternative many people would choose.

October 7, 2019 - Fast Company

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