11/16 Tiny houses for tiny wallets: SRJC club builds houses for Shone Farm students

The Tiny House Club hosts a demo at Shone Farm Fall Festival featuring the skeleton of a tiny house and photos of constructed ones.

The Tiny House Club hosts a demo at Shone Farm Fall Festival featuring the skeleton of a tiny house and photos of constructed ones.

Santa Rosa Junior College student Chelsey Kolbeck helped found the SRJC Tiny House Club…

“Our members recognized a need for affordable and secure housing for students, future farmers and ranchers who are experiencing the high costs of education coupled with escalating housing expenses,” Kolbeck said.

Regarding their mission statement she said, “Our vision is to create a housing program that provides students with an opportunity to directly participate in the building and ownership of their own home, the goal being to provide students and future farmers with sustainable housing.”

Hamilton is the foreman of the club, leading the main construction of their model house. He has experience as a carpenter and has focused on tiny housing for a while.

Read more – http://www.theoakleafnews.com/arts-entertainment/2015/11/16/tiny-houses-for-tiny-wallets-srjc-club-builds-houses-for-shone-farm-students/

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Elaine Walker