New Starter Homes

A proposal and development project for highly affordable, ownable, 'starter,' smart, tiny houses in Portland - for backyard cottages, villages, cottage clusters, etc.

It began as a project at Portland Village Coalition in August, 2018, for the Meyer Memorial Trust's "One Million Month Challenge" grant challenge. which invited proposals for how to create one million months of low-income housing affordability, with lowest possible total subsidy. Subsequently it has continued development with various collaborators in Portland and beyond, and presented in various contexts including to Portland City Council, & Multnomah County Board of Commissioners. see PDF version.

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