Indiana Tiny Home News

Indiana Tiny Home News

Tiny home village to help people transition out of homelessness planned on west side Nov. 13th, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS — The people planning a tiny house community on the west side hope it will be a safe place for people transitioning out of homelessness.

Twenty-eight tiny homes are planned at 1318 S. Lynhurst Dr. on property provided by the Lynhurst Baptist Church where ground will be broken in the summer of 2020. The project will be paid for through private donations.

“We will build initially 14. They are going to be 264 square foot tiny houses. They will have a bathroom shower sink area right there. Sleeping area in a small setting kitchenette area. That would be their home,” Circle City Village president Leon Longard said.

Article Source The Indy Channel

Group to build tiny home community for veterans in southern Indiana Oct. 21st, 2019

LEAVENWORTH, Ind. (WDRB) — Homeless veterans in southern Indiana will soon have a place to call home, thanks to a relentless veteran’s advocacy group.

Desley Snyder has had a vision to build a healing place for homeless or at-risk veterans for years in southern Indiana.

Article SourceWDRB

It’s full speed ahead for ‘tiny homes’ village Sept 8th, 2019

And as a result of a partnership between Mental Health America and Indiana State University, a dozen “tiny homes” are coming to Terre Haute. They’ll be designed and built by ISU construction technology students.

“ISU is taking on this project. Their construction and design students had a competition in the spring and this fall they are implementing this into their curriculum and students will build a house from the ground up, something they have not had experience doing.

Article Source Tribune Star

A tiny home, making a big difference Sept. 5th, 2019

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) — Mental Health of America of West-Central Indiana is taking major steps to help a huge problem in the City and County. It’s homelessness and mental health. After the Terre Haute City Council meeting Thursday night, their plans can move forward!

That’s where the idea for tiny homes came along, but it’s not just to help get people off the street.

“We will be there all the time to support that person, grow, and live a great quality of life, and learn how to be an active citizen, a working citizen in our community,” he said. “With hopes of them getting a job and bettering the community and bettering themselves.”

Article Source WTHI-TV

Tiny houses built in Vanderburgh, but it’s illegal to live in one April 20th, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind.— Locally owned, locally made. That’s what ads for Evansville-based Blue Sky Tiny Homes say.

They beseech readers to “join the Tiny House movement!” And indeed, you can go online to read excited accounts of just such an architectural and social movement.

You just can’t actually live in a tiny house anywhere in Vanderburgh County.

 Article Source Courier Press

Indianapolis now has a ‘tiny house hotel’ near Lucas Oil Stadium April 5th, 2019

If you’re heading to a Colts game and looking to stay the night, think small.

Indianapolis’ new Tiny House Hotel opened March 1 in a lot close to Lucas Oil Stadium, near the intersection of Senate Avenue and McCarty Street. The cozy community boasts five under-200-square-foot homes on wheels that sleep two to three people.

”The location is pretty hard to beat,” owner Maggie Daniels said. “You get a free parking spot and the experience of trying out something cool and different.”

Article Source IndyStar

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