When we began exploring the possibility of building a tiny house village in Indianapolis, one of the first people I contacted was Susie Cordi, the City-County Councillor for my district. She helped set up a meeting with another Councillor in her party. On the day of the of the meeting, we were joined by anotherContinue reading “Tiny Houses and the New Sidewalk Sitting Proposal”
The Huffington Post released a great profile of the tiny house efforts in Eugene, OR. Often critics of the tiny house movement say tiny houses are a substandard approach when compared to the permanent supportive housing apartments cities are pursuing as part of their Housing First initiatives. This video does a great job of showingContinue reading “Villages That Inspire Us: Huffington Post Profile of Square One Villages in Eugene.”
Opportunity Village is the first of two villages built by Square One Villages in Eugene, OR. They are becoming one of the leading organizations in the tiny house movement. In 2014 Opportunity Village was profiled by PBS’s Religion and Ethics Newsweekly. Click below to watch this story. (Note: our plan is for tiny houses thatContinue reading “Villages That Inspire Us: Opportunity Village, Eugene, OR”
In March 2018, Community First! was featured on the site, BEST in Austin. Click the image below to see another recent video about Community First! Village which highlights some of the people helped by moving there. We can see this happen in Indianapolis if we are willing to try.
Community First! Village was started by Alan Graham and Mobile Loaves and Fishes in Austin, TX. This is larger than what we are planning for an initial village in Indianapolis but it has many elements to its plan that we would like to incorporate here in some way. C