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Editorial: Looking Ahead at the Tiny Houses

Yellow City Community Outreach's tiny house project looks to be gaining momentum.

The organization had been promoting a plan to build a select number of tiny houses in Amarillo since 2015. This month, the organization received approval from a variety of City of Amarillo boards to move forward with building four of the small homes.

While there are many questions that remain to be answered over how many homes will be built, how the construction will be funded, and how some of Amarillo's homeless population will be placed into the houses, it looks like a step in the right direction for the organization. YCCO board member Steven Liles also spoke on social media about a "multi-phase" plan, and it appears that the phases have not yet been released to the public. At any rate, those details need to be sorted out, but it appears the group has taken a step on the right path.

It will be interesting to see how the tiny house project plays out. The organization appears to have the right vision, but now comes the execution of that vision. We at the Amarillo Pioneer wish YCCO all the best in the execution of the tiny house plan.

-Thomas Warren III, Editor-In-Chief

Photo by Yellow City Community Outreach

Photo by Yellow City Community Outreach

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