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DRH quoted in The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Like many micropolitan cities, Bozeman, Montana is wrestling with the critical need for affordable housing and high demand. One emerging solution is a Tiny Home village that will offer microhomes, plus a community center providing a place for case workers to be on site as well as an emergency shelter. On average, 120 unhoused persons are in Bozeman every night, outpacing the 44 beds of the current seasonal shelter. Tiny homes are somewhat controversial, with some finding them a viable alternative and others seeing them as the internment camps or shanty towns of the future. DRH offered comments for this article that discussed the psychological benefits of stand-alone homes. If built right with supportive policies in place, tiny homes could be one of many alternatives to provide homes to people that support their dignity. Read the full article.

Image of Portland tiny bouse by Tammy (Weekend with Dee) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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