Georgia Tiny Home News

Georgia Tiny Home News

Tiny house village expands services offered to veterans  Dec. 13th, 2019

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – The tiny house village in Savannah is expanding the services offered to veterans.

The homes are now more than a living space, they are a healthcare facility for the residents.

Savannah’s tiny home village is home to 23 previously homeless veterans. Now, they have a place to go to check in with themselves.

“We are providing a necessary service to the homeless veterans that are now housed,” said J.C. Lewis Healthcare CEO Brandon Gaffney.

The clinic is a result of a partnership.

Article Source WTOC

Lifestyle changes lead to zoning regulation review in Rome and Floyd County Oct. 6th, 2019

Hobby farms. Tiny homes. Outdoor wedding venues.

A subcommittee of the Rome-Floyd Planning Commission held its first meeting to discuss zoning changes needed to accommodate new ways people want to use their property.

“That meeting was enough to let us know it’s going to take quite a few meetings,” said Anthony McClain, who chairs the planning commission and the subcommittee.

The subcommittee is expected to meet again mid-month and Newell may have some draft ordinances from the discussions to present at the planning commission’s next session on Nov. 7.

Article Source Rome News Tribune

East Dublin Woman Opens Up Tiny Homes  For Dorian Evacuees Sept. 3rd, 2019

“I actually saw a post on Facebook, and I can’t remember which group it was on or page it was on, but I saw it and then I started communicated with Pamela that owns the place and runs the place,” Todd said.

She is talking about Pam Otts who runs Widows Oil Ministry. Otts says she wanted to help Dorian evacuees with a place to stay.

Article Source 13WMAZ

How we can still create affordable housing Sept. 2nd, 2019 Sept. 2nd, 2019

Tiny houses—Most city building codes do not allow the construction or permanent siting of tiny houses (typically 250-900 square feet), for purposes other than use as a guest cottage or out-building. A handful of Georgia cities including Clarkston, East Point and Fayetteville have adjusted their building codes and have tiny home communities currently under construction.

Article Source The Champion

‘Traditional houses don’t work for everyone. Can tiny homes fill a gap in Middle Georgia? August 26th, 2019

Five people now living on the streets in Macon will soon move into brand new, pastel colored tiny homes.

Meanwhile in Warner Robins, construction is expected to start soon on a tiny home community for seniors and military veterans in need.

Article Source The Telegraph 

Warner Robins tiny home community to house veterans, seniors  August 26th, 2019

Frazier said they will start out by building 15 tiny homes on the property, and they are hoping that number will grow to over 160 in 2020. She said they are currently working on a $5 million grant to make that happen.

Article Source 13 WMAZ

Pinewood Forest’s tiny home village is (almost) ready for its close-up July 20th, 2019

Situated across the road from massive Pinewood Atlanta Studios, about 15 miles south of the Atlanta airport, the mini-city concept that bills itself as a hub for storytellers, entrepreneurs, and creators of tomorrow is also now the site of a tiny home village.

Article Source Curbed Atlanta

‘It’s everything I dreamed of and more. I really am home:’ Veterans settle into Tiny Homes July 17th, 2019

It’s been a little more than two weeks since the first phase when 12 homeless veterans moved into the Tiny Homes on Dundee Street.

The Homeless Authority’s Tiny House Project has been in the works for years, and the veterans are finally home.

Article Source Fox28Media

Floyd County looks to make room for tiny homes July 14th, 2019

Floyd County Commissioners have asked planning department staff to draft regulations that would allow tiny home communities in the unincorporated area.

Article Source MDJ

Tiny Home Subdivision Moratorium Stands July 2nd, 2019

Blue Ridge, Ga – Board of Commissioners approved to extend the moratorium on tiny home subdivisions for another year.

The existing moratorium will stand through July 2020 after an extensive discussion on the topic with the community.

Article Source FYN TV

Clarkston approves first tiny home community in Georgia May 9th, 2019

The City Council voted unanimously for the project on May 7. “The Cottages on Vaughan” will be situated on a half-acre lot centrally located one block from downtown Clarkston, and will include eight tiny homes on permanent foundations, ranging from 250-492 square feet.

Article Source On Common Ground News

The Cottages Of Vaughan

Georgia’s first ‘tiny home neighborhood’ coming to metro Atlanta May 10th, 2019

he DeKalb County suburb approved “The Cottages on Vaughan” at a Tuesday night City Council meeting. Situated one block from downtown Clarkston, the eight homes will be built on permanent foundations on the half-acre lot.

Article Source AJC Atlanta News

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