Category: News


Nesbit Family Housing – Development Proposal

Announcing The Nesbit Family Housing Development Proposal located in North Seattle!

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Women, Tiny House Villages, and Locking Doors

Formerly homeless women, now living in tiny house villages in Seattle, share their stories in this extraordinary short video produced by filmmaker Steve Rowland. Women, Tiny House Villages and Locking Doors. from CultureWorks on Vimeo.

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Announcing: Sand Point Cottage Community

Announcing: Sand Point Cottage Community

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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

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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.

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

Tiny houses multiply amid big issues as communities tackle homelessness

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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

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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.”

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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.

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Othello Village Gets Heat!

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

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