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Movie: It Takes a Village to Make a Village

Updated: Feb 1, 2023

Please watch this new short movie about this recent tiny house volunteer build:  It Takes a Village to Make a Village

Enterprise James Rouse Day of Service

Enterprise, Seattle Vocation Institute, LIHI and Community Partners  Build 8 Tiny Houses in a Day

On Friday, Aug 18, over 100 volunteers with Enterprise and their industry partners, students in Seattle Vocational Institute’s pre-apprenticeship program and LIHI volunteers came together and built eight tiny homes in one day in SVI’s parking lot. Mark Huber and Mike Kirkman of Huber’s Custom Building were the designers of the innovative tiny house model and helped lead the construction. During the lunch break, program participants of the tiny house villages shared their stories and inspiring words.

Everyone had a great time building these homes, which will be moved to the new tiny house villages in Seattle where the current Ballard and Interbay villages will be relocating. These homes will improve and save lives, and we are grateful to the many volunteers and community leaders who made this possible!

Volunteers from Loveridge and Hunt

Special thanks to our community and industry partners:

  1. Catholic Community Services of Western Washington

  2. Downtown Action to Save Housing

  3. Kantor Taylor Nelson Evatt & Decina PC

  4. Loveridge Hunt Co, PLLC

  5. GGLO Architects

  6. Quantum Management Services

  7. Washington Community Reinvestment Association

  8. Washington State Housing Finance Commission

Donors and Volunteers continue to play an integral role in our Tiny House program.  Donations are currently needed for the upcoming relocation of the Ballard and Interbay sites.  To donate, please visit our Giving page and to volunteer, please visit out Get Involved page.

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