28 Nov '13, 1am

Tiny Homes For The Wisconsin Homeless

Betty Ybarra is about to move into the first house she has ever owned, a tiny home which she helped build. The tiny homes for the homeless project is the brainchild of Occupy Madison , a non-profit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin. Betty’s is the first tiny house the group has built, and her and Occupy Madison volunteers have been building it for about two months. The finished 96-foot-square tiny home is now ready, and cost about $3000 to build. The money needed to build the home came entirely from donations from the community. The tiny house has its own bathroom and kitchen, and also comes equipped with a refrigerator and a microwave. During the winter months it will be heated by electric and wood heat. Living in their own house, and not a halfway house, gives the homeless person the chance for a fresh start, as well as a boost for the step in the right direction ...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2013/11/tiny-homes-for-the-wis...

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