Given that “redneck” and “hillbilly” remain the last acceptable stereotypes among polite society, it isn’t surprising that the stereotypical urban home of poor, recently rural whites remains an object of scorn. The mere mention of a trailer park conjures images of criminals in wifebeaters, moldy mattresses thrown awry, and Confederate flags. As with most…
Source: Reclaiming “Redneck” Urbanism: What Urban Planners Can Learn From Trailer Parks
Just thinking, replace “trailer park” with “Tiny House”….
Construction manager Isaiah Stover submitted a citizen’s petition for the annual spring town meeting warrant to allow small dwellings built on movable trailers on the island.
Source: Tiny homes may help big problem on Nantucket – News – capecodtimes.com – Hyannis, MA
Been pondering this all day. About the only good news is we are better than in 1996.
State of the Air 2016 – State
State of the Air – Barnstable County
Nearly three dozen veterans were homeless last year on Cape Cod according to the Cape and Islands Regional Network on Homelessness. Two Dennis officials
Source: Dennis to Build House for Homeless Vets with Donated Labor and Materials | WCAI
A contingent of local officials, businesses and assorted volunteers are hustling to open a single-family house in Dennis to homeless veterans. There’s still a lot of work to do, but the optimistic group is hoping to move veterans in to the home by Christmas.Dennis Town Planner Dan Fortier says he learned about Zero 2016, an effort to get homeless veterans off the street by the end of 2016, and started looking for a piece of property that could be dedicated to affordable housing for
Source: Volunteers come together for vets in Dennis