Reno City Council Approves Tiny Homes Project

The Reno City Council voted unanimously to approve a tiny homes project in hopes it will help with the city’s homeless problem. The plan is to build 30 individual shelters at 250 Sage Street. The project will be called Hopes Springs and will be developed and operated by Northern Nevada HOPES. In addition to the 30 units, the development will include a central facility with showers, restrooms, a kitchen and community space with a garden. The units will be used as temporary housing for those in transition.

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