At least 10 cities have allowed collections of shed-like structures to become homeless hubs. But news reports should not confuse rough cabins with tiny houses.
A report in the Guardian today led with a provocative headline: "Tiny houses, salvation for the homeless or a dead end?" Now the Guardian is normally far better researched and balanced than most U.S. mainstream news, but they really got the labeling of this piece wrong. Once you start reading, your realize that the buildings they are talking about are far closer to kit-type sheds you can pick up at a box store than what most of us think of as tiny houses:Read More