Denver Closing In on Approving Zoning Codes for Tiny Home Villages

Westword covers the possibility of using tiny homes to address homelessness in Denver.

 

“On Wednesday, August 7, the Denver Planning Board approved an addition to the city’s zoning code that would allow for temporary tiny home villages. If approved by city council, the final arbiter, later this month, the changes would ease construction for the villages in Denver, which proponents say would help chip away at homelessness.

“We need a clear set of rules that any provider could follow in order to propose the village, and we need a broader range of zoning districts to create opportunities for the land,” said Councilwoman Robin Kniech, who has championed the villages, at the board hearing. Kniech noted that the villages are designed to serve as a bridge between emergency shelter services and permanent supportive housing.”

 

Read more on Westword here.