A bunk squeezed between a window and the ceiling serves as the guest bedroom, and the work desk is jammed between the washer-drier combo and refrigerator.
The 450-square-foot “micro-home” isn’t large enough for a family. But one Nashville affordable housing developer sees big potential in the little houses.
Eddie Latimer, CEO of nonprofit Affordable Housing Resources, is developing a “micro-village” of 13 small modular houses in North Nashville.
They will rent for about $1,000 a month – nearly $200 less than the average efficiency in Davidson County. In the immediate downtown area, median studio apartment rent is even higher at $1,545 a month, according to Zillow.