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Sacramento Mayor Calls For Rapid Expansion Of Tiny Homes Across California

To ease California’s homeless crisis and boost affordable housing, cities across the state are slowly embracing so-called tiny homes.

In Sacramento, Mayor Darrell Steinberg wants his city to spend $30 million to jump-start the rapid production of these structures, which are sometimes just 500 square feet or less.

Steinberg, who chairs the state’s commission on homelessness, said other local governments should follow his lead.

… Anya Lawler, a policy advocate at the Western Center on Law and Poverty, added: “We aren’t necessarily opposed to tiny homes and similar things given the number of people on the streets, but don’t necessarily see them as a large-scale solution either.”

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