Would You Put a Tiny House for a Homeless Person in Your Backyard?

This radio story was produced by KBCS in partnership with YES! Magazine.

Illustration by Enkhbayar Munkh-Erdene.

Two Seattle homeowners were willing to make space in their backyard and now a 75-year-old man who’s been homeless for years has a house and a community. Writer Valerie Schloredt wrote about the BLOCK project that was started by Seattle architect Rex Hohlbein and daughter Jenn LaFreniere as a community solution to homelessness that places tiny houses in people’s backyards. YES! Media's Bailey Williams interviews Schloredt about her story in the Winter 2018 Solidarity Issue.  Read more here: