Construction begins on five more tiny homes in Detroit

Construction begins on five more tiny homes in Detroit

Folks tour the 392-square-foot Sugar Magnolia home, left, and the 356-square-foot Loring Bungalow throughout a tour this summer season of the primary six homes of Cass Tiny Properties.
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Cass Neighborhood Social Companies will break floor Monday morning on 5 extra tiny properties within the company’s Cass Tiny Properties venture, bringing the quantity to 12 within the first-of-its-kind growth on the town’s west aspect.
The venture is the most important growth of tiny properties within the metropolis and will present a brand new mannequin for low-income housing in Detroit. The entire occupants are low-income seniors, college students or had been beforehand homeless, and every home is rent-to-own over a seven-year interval.
Representatives from the GM Basis and different organizations that may fund the 5 new properties will attend Monday’s groundbreaking. The GM Basis is funding Cass Neighborhood Social Companies’ Ladies in Movement initiative, which goals to present girls the chance for upward financial mobility by inexpensive, supportive housing, in response to the venture.
Six homes have already been constructed within the Cass Tiny Properties venture, positioned at Elmhurst and Woodrow Wilson simply west of the Lodge Freeway. Residents who needed to meet sure standards moved in in late summer season. Finally, Cass want to construct 25 properties.
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