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Tiny Houses with a big purpose

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Tiny Houses with a big purpose

Tiny Houses with a big purpose

Otsego County is now investing in tiny homes to provide a solution to a big problem.


Tiny Houses with a big purpose

Chance of a passing shower.highs in the low 70s.a huge domof high pressure develops and drops in from theoh for next extended period of dry provide a olution to a big problem.

Newschannel 2's kirk taj tells what the problem is in this little report.these tine popping up behr the meadows building in coopswn.

Theirurposeis to provis people, ny of wch come om the city of eonta.

Sot: karef planningtsego cnty unfortunately the majority of our population is oneonta and they have to take a bus here to do all eir dss work.

These people spend the whole entireay re getting through the network of channels for theireed karen suivan is thedirector of r otsego county.

She tellss their needs are costing the county around milli dollars a year in housing, so the county is invesng in ese tiny homes to solve a number of problems. t: karen sullivan, director of planning otsego county numb one: redhomeless enses.

Number 2: give case magementand homelessness, and get those people back into norm life.

So kirk tupajwhile these units l the amenities of a comfortable home, don't expect these homess to get too comfortable living here.

They're onlyllowed to stay a maximum of 120 days.

These units e permant structures, but the client's stay is only meant to be temporary.

Deb finger from the department of social services tells us finding permanent housing for these opl challenge.

Sot: deb finger, director incomo county is very difficult to fin i know we've been working with other agencies in pes tfind off-site other landlords that might be willing to look at affordable housing, so we can me the transition.

The goal is to build 8 t10tiny 0 thousand grant.

Accompshing that can only be done with the help of eineing studes from dto otsego county.

Vener, senior planr otsecounty the studen designed had 6 designs that we kind of pulled from to choose a layt, ao building these te at delhi, and they're delivered to otsego cou coming up tonight at six, we'll tell you what mas ese tiny housesergy efficient, and t benefitsf buildi them behind the meadows.


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