After the population of unhoused people in Bangor increased during the pandemic, the city put forward a series of affordable housing solutions. But the new policies may harm unhoused residents rather than help them.
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As COVID relief funds have flowed out across the country, state and local governments have so far allotted at least $13.8 billion of their discretionary dollars to housing efforts.
More and more tiny homes are being built across the U.S. Where are they being developed, who they are serving, and what obstacles do they face in addressing the need for more affordable housing?
The suggestion of tiny houses as a solution to housing unaffordability is both condescending and impractical. Here’s why.
Tiny houses are a step up from shelter beds, but are they also a distraction from real, obvious solutions to our homelessness epidemic?
We’re sharing the most-read Shelterforce posts of 2019. We hope you enjoy them all and share with anyone who may have missed them.
Over the past three years, Seattle has led the country in piloting tiny house villages as a response to the homelessness crisis. Here’s how they’re doing it, and the lessons they’re learning.
Imagine if hosting a transitional tiny home village became the norm for all suitable vacant land—dare I say even an expectation?