[Ed. – Best of luck. Each unit is 64 square feet, and there are five each of toilets, showers, and sinks to serve 80 people. The military makes that work; not sure how it’s going to go in the tiny homes projects. There’s a short video at the Hope of the Valley Facebook page, which can be clicked through to at the link.]
In February, Amy Skinner got the keys to one of the 39 units on the one-acre plot located in a North Hollywood neighborhood and moved into the temporary space with her partner, John Golka, and their dog. …
The Chandler Street village was created and funded by Los Angeles in response to the homelessness crisis.
The units cost about $7,500 each and were shipped from builder Pallet Shelter in Washington. The project’s total cost was around $5 million, according to City Councilman Paul Krekorian’s office.
The Chandler Street residents’ goal is to stay a few months, then move on to more permanent housing.