Category: News


USA Today and Gannett Foundation Award LIHI’s Tiny House Program $100,000 Grant

USA Today and Gannett Foundation Award LIHI’s Tiny House Program $100,000 Grant

Read More

Girls Build Tiny Houses

Kimberly and Rebecca Yeung saw a problem and did something about it.  They built a tiny house to give shelter to someone who needed it.  Watch them build it.  Watch their gala speech at LIHI’s recent Gala.

Read More

Tiny houses multiply amid big issues as communities tackle homelessness – Washington Post article

Tiny houses multiply amid big issues as communities tackle homelessness

Read More

Once homeless and helpless, woman now helps build ‘tiny homes’ for others like her – ABC News

Once homeless and helpless, woman now helps build ‘tiny homes’ for others like her – ABC News

Read More

A warm, safe place — with cookies: Tradeswomen build tiny homes for homeless women in Seattle | The Seattle Times

“Melinda Nichols, a carpenter since 1972 and longtime board member at the nonprofit that is developing and will operate this tiny village, thought a village specifically for women should be built by women.”

Read More

LIHI’s Tiny House Program Featured in Wall Street Journal Article and Video

Going small is a “low-cost and quick” way to put a short-term roof over people’s heads, especially in cities where rents are high and affordable housing takes a long time to build, said Sharon Lee, executive director of the nonprofit Low Income Housing Institute, which manages five sites in Seattle with a total of 120 tiny houses.

Read More

Othello Village Gets Heat!

“This is the first time I’ve had a door and heat in six years.”

Read More

The Marion West Opens

“I speculate that the people who will live here will have a few cracks in their lives. By giving them this ground to stand on they will have an opportunity to fill in those cracks and help create a more equitable society.”
Marion West

Read More

Seattle Tent Cities Show Positive Outcomes

“The three city-supported encampments enable people to live in a safe place linked with services.”
Sharon Lee, LIHI Executive Director.

Read More

Billy Frank Jr. Place – Groundbreaking Celebration May 27th

Billy Frank Jr. Place Groundbreaking Celebration May 27th, 10:30am, 318 State Avenue NE in Olympia

Read More