Tiny Houses in Detroit9/13/2016
The houses range in size from 250 sq ft to 400 sq ft. They'll be offered as a rent-to-own model and tenants should be able to acquire ownership within seven years. Tenants will start with a rental lease before moving onto a land contract and then graduate to ownership.
The home pictured here is 300 sq ft and will have a deck added to the back for additional living space. This one cost about $48,000 to build and will be available for rent at $300 a month, plus about another $32 for heating.
In addition to an option for affordable housing, the project is also a solution to repopulating the area it's in. There are currently around 300 vacant homes within a mile radius of the new development.
Read more about the project here on Curbed: Detroit.
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