Here’s the latest. This one’s from Portland.
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 isn’t whether the so-called micro-communities will happen, but when.
Tiny houses offer a cheap and replicable method of trying to address the city’s nagging homelessness problem, Alpert said. “Let’s figure it out.”
Tiny houses for the homeless. It’s the wave of the future.