Learn more about Tiny Homes and the Housing-First Model by exploring the following links.

Coverage of the First Tiny Homes Summit

Tiny Homes Summit April 18-19, 2016: Tiny Home Tour
How tiny houses can help serve Chicago’s homeless youth
Chicago Tiny Homes Design Competition names winner
Tiny Homes Summit looks at housing solutions for Chicago

Chicago Resources

Block Club ChicagoAs City Battles Housing Shortage, CHA Lets Hundreds of Empty Homes Decay
The CHA Owns More Than 130 Acres Of Vacant Land and Buildings – Enough To Fill 25 City Blocks
Chicago Sun TimesChicago to launch $3M Tiny Homes pilot on city lots with up to eight units on each
Chicago TribuneCan tiny homes combat homelessness in Chicago? Lightfoot’s new budget follows lead of other cities
Crain’s Chicago BusinessCommentary: Affordable housing doesn’t have to be complicated
Commentary: Affordable housing shortage is a ‘$10 billion problem’
The high cost of creating affordable housing
Evanston NowMicro homes proposed for 7th Ward
NBC ChicagoAffordable modular homes going up in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood
The Southland JournalFirst Roseland HOPE Home to be Delivered
WBEZMayor Lori Lightfoot wants to build tiny home communities in Chicago
Windy City TimesChicago 2014 Homeless Youth Summit report released
Chicago Youth Storage Initiative celebrates success
Chicago Youth Storage Initiative issues report, recommendations
WTTWNew Reports Examine the Housing-First Approach to Addressing Homelessness
Pritzker Signs Bill Aimed at Ending Homelessness in Illinois by Bringing Agencies Together for Comprehensive Plan
Firsthand Homeless Series: Tiny Homes Summit director Tracy Baim on Tiny Homes, Big Solutions

Tiny Homes in Other Cities

BloombergBeating the Odds on Chronic Homelessness in Minneapolis
Business InsiderThere’s a new luxury tiny-house community near Atlanta where 500-square-foot cottages cost up to $200,000 – see what it’s like to live there
County of Los AngelesTiny Home Village Opens in Torrance
The Dallas Morning NewsWhat Happened to All of the Tiny Houses for the Homeless in Dallas
Los Angeles TimesTiny houses and shipping containers may help homeless people in L.A. Are they homane?
National Alliance to End HomelessnessTiny Homes Beg Big Questions
NBC Dallas-Fort WorthTiny Homes for Dallas’ Chronically Homeless
Newsweek Magazine$20,000 Amazon House Could Make Some Neighborhoods More Affordable
The New York TimesCan a Big Village Full of Tiny Homes Ease Homelessness in Austin?
In Detroit, a Tiny Home Generates a Big Controversy
NPRTiny homes, big dreams: How some activists are reimagining shelter for the homeless
San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco’s first tiny home village for homeless people opens. At $15,000 a pop, city says it’s cost-effective
Santa Barbara IndependentLa Posada Tiny-Home Village Breaks Ground at Former Juvenile Hall in Santa Barbara
ShareablyBest friends of 30 yrs buy plot of land to build their own ‘tiny town’ where they can retire together
Urban InstituteHousing First Breaks the Homelessness-Jail Cycle
USC AnnenburgDo tiny homes really work as a solution to homelessness? Here’s what the data shows
US Department of Veteran AffairsThe Evidence Behind the Housing First Model
VoxThe big bet on “Tiny Homes” to fix homelessness
What if public housing were for everyone?
Windy City TimesCatching up with The Cottages: How have tiny homes for the homeless fared in Dallas?
Yahoo!Pallet is making $7,500 prefab tiny homes that can be setup in 1 hour to help solve homelessness crisis – see inside a unit at a Washington village
The Great Compression