Tiny Houses

Please consider a donation to our Tiny House Program
The cost of materials for a tiny house is $4,500.  Donations of any amount will help.

To contact the Tiny House program, email tinyhouses@lihi.org.

In partnership with the Cities of Seattle, Tacoma, and Olympia, and with faith communities and building trade organizations throughout the State of Washington, the Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) is one of the largest providers of tiny house village shelters in the nation, ensuring that people’s experience in homelessness is as safe, dignified, and brief as possible.

Tiny houses offer tremendous benefits over tents – they are safe, weatherproof, and lockable – and the communities that we help build allow residents to reclaim their dignity and get on a path to housing in a supportive village environment.

Each tiny house has electricity, overhead light, and a heater.  Each tiny house village has kitchen and restroom facilities, onsite showers and laundry, a counseling office, and a welcome/security hut where donations of food, clothing, and hygiene items can be dropped off.

Learn More

Movie about LIHI’s tiny house program:  Tiny Houses:  Big Future

Tiny House Villages

Tiny House Villages – Seattle
Residents are placed by referral only through the City of Seattle’s Navigation Team and REACH.
Camp Second Chance: 9701 Myers Way S, Seattle – (206) 666-9860
Georgetown Village: 1020 S Myrtle Street, Seattle – (206) 507-6398
Interbay Village: 1601 15th Ave W, Seattle – (206) 719-1463
Lake Union Village (LUV): 800 Aloha St, Seattle – (206) 507-2475
Othello Village: 7544 Martin Luther King Jr Way S, Seattle – (206) 507-1342
T. C. Spirit Village: 612 22nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 – (206) 580-6099
True Hope Village: 1714 E Yesler Way, Seattle – (206) 247-9538
Whittier Heights Village: 8030 15th Ave NW – (206) 713-0062

Tiny House Village – Olympia
Plum Street Village:  830 Union Ave SE, Olympia, WA – 206-471-8891

Tiny House Villages – Tacoma
Tacoma Emergency Micro-Shelters (TEMS): 623 E 60th St, Tacoma, WA 98404
Village at 6th & Orchard: 602 N Orchard St, Tacoma, WA 98406
ʔay̓gʷasilali Village: 2027 E Wright Ave, Tacoma, WA 98404

Upcoming Villages
Progressive Skyway Village
Gardenview Village (Bellingham)

Program Contact

If you are interested in finding out more about the following topics or have any other questions, please email tinyhouses@lihi.org: (1) Donating a tiny house or tiny house building materials, (2) donating supplies or meals to a village, (3) your specific skill set or interests as a volunteer, or (4) how to start a tiny house village in your community.

To donate money, please visit Donate.

If you would like to join our Tiny House Volunteer Team to be notified about future work parties and ways to help out, please fill out the following form:

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