Communities of small houses are beginning to spring up all over the United States in response to the need for affordable housing.
Tent City Urbanism covers community land trusts quite well in it’s latest article, which addresses the crisis of a lack of affordable housing for too many Americans. Check out their terrific web site for more information.
Housing is a human requirement and not a luxury reserved for those with perfect credit scores and high income levels. Affordable housing is not being built because, according to the banks and builders, it’s not profitable.
Meanwhile, working people, senior citizens, homeless veterans, and those who have fallen on hard times, are facing homelessness. Many already are.
This is a social crisis which must be addressed by the government.