Once derided as ‘shacks,' these huts now may be our best answer for a homelessness emergency

Tiny homes are providing shelter, warmth, and security for people experiencing homelessness in Seattle. The insulated homes measure 96 square feet and offer a relatively affordable alternative to tent encampments which leave inhabitants exposed to the elements and often draw the anger of neighbors. Tiny homes in Seattle have led to higher rates of permanent rehousing.

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