Power of Tiny Houses

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Community First Source: Community First

As an affordable housing policy intern for a Community Development Financial Institution, I spend a lot of time reading reports about the need for affordable housing and the state of homelessness in this country. It really tugs at my heart to see that there are so many in this wealthy nation that are without. In my organization I hear many stories of families, single people, seniors who are on the edge in their ability to afford owning or renting a home, and sometimes assistance is needed.

Especially here in California, one of the most expensive places to live in the US, where a one bedroom apartment can run upwards of $1,200 a month. While there are many well paying jobs, including the plethora of tech jobs, there are still many jobs that do not sufficiently support an individual or family. We can say, well why don’t these people who can’t afford…

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About tjmcfee

Freelance writer. Activist on homeless issues. 48 years old. I write about subjects that need to be examined closely and thoughtfully. The idea for Brain Sections came from reading a book about abandoned asylums. I wanted to set a suspense story in that setting. The inclusion of crazed scientists turning homeless people into zombies is what makes the story unique. View all posts by tjmcfee

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