tiny houses

Tiny houses aren’t permitted in Athens-Clarke County, so what’s a tiny homeowner to do? One moved to Oglethorpe County.

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity

Affordable housing, or lack thereof, is a major issue in Athens-Clarke County. Tiny houses could be part of the solution, but they’re not allowed in ACC. However, Athens Area Habitat for Humanity may have a solution. Executive Director Spencer Frye talks about breaking ground on “kind of tiny houses.”

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Affordable housing is one of Athens’ biggest crises, one that tiny houses could help alleviate. However, they’re not allowed in Athens-Clarke County. Hear two reports about the houses, one from Athens Area Habitat for Humanity executive director Stephen Frye, and one from the owner of a tiny house in Oglethorpe County.