“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.”
Rapid re-housing, originally a strategy to prevent homelessness for households experiencing a temporary financial crisis, is now being promoted widely as a broad solution. But in a high-cost area, it’s possible it might do more harm than good.
Today Tent City 5 moved to its new home: Interbay Village by the Magnolia Bridge
35 Tiny Houses will house up to 80 residents
Community groups come together to build tiny houses
“Recognizing The Marion West for a Grand Award was an easy call,” reads the judges statement. “This project sets the standard for both affordable housing as well as addressing the urgent need to house homeless youth.”
70 affordable apartments in the Lake City Neighborhood of Seattle
43 new affordable apartments in Olympia serving homeless veterans, homeless young adults, disabled individuals, and other members of the community.
Georgetown Community Council Vice Chairperson Kelly Welker welcomes Georgetown Village to the neighborhood.
Crosscut article by Sharon Lee