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April 24, 2017

SDSM&T Team Researching Tiny Homes For Rapid City Homeless

Engineering students at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology are looking at the possibility of tiny homes to help Rapid City's homeless population, reports the Rapid City Journal.

The Tiny Homes Team is a branch of the Engineering Projects in Community Service program, and are partners with the non-profit group Western South Dakota Community Action Agency. The group hopes to have a prototype tiny home for this project by next spring.  Currently, they are researching designs, materials and local building policies and ordinances. 

For more information on homelessness, please visit the Black Hills Knowledge Network's online news archive.

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