One Nashville pastor has a plan to help those without permanent shelter: building 60-square-foot houses with no bathroom, kitchen, or electricity.


I'd love to live in a tiny home. I wish it were practical in the city. If I lived in the country, I'd totally buy a tiny home and the smallest plot of land available. I'd get one with water and electricity though.

I wonder how much cheaper his 60sqft homes are, than 150sqft ones with kitchens and bathrooms? Hm, he says $7k, versus ~$50k for a tumbleweed or ~$15k for a container home.

With no water or electricity, why not just build a dormitory? Surely a 100-person dorm with individual rooms, a kitchen, and a restroom would be cheaper than 100 of those?

I'm not criticising; I think it's a great idea. I'm just wondering if there's a better way to scale it.

posted by thenewgreen: 1240 days ago