AUSTIN, Tex. – A man is helping to build more than 140 micro homes to help homeless people in his Texas community.
Since coming up with the idea, he has built the Community First Village in Austin, Texas. The neighborhood has more than 140 tiny homes and has a medical center, chapel, community garden and amphitheater on the property for all residents to use.
The idea behind the project was to create a community of neighbors who look out for each other.
“It’s all meant to attract people from around the community to come in and build relationships with the men and women who live here because we have a saying in Mobile Loaves and Fishes. Housing will never solve homelessness, but community will,” Graham told KVUE.
People who live in the community say the stable housing has already helped improved their lives.
“I have neighbors. Not just people who live next door,” Bonnie Durkee told NBC News. “I have the kind of neighbors that everyone would want.