We want to stimulate creative thinking about tiny homes as another housing option. Tiny homes can provide affordable housing for singles, couples and single-parent families. Whether young, old or middle-aged homeowners, tiny homes can fill a need.
As a form of housing, tiny homes are relatively new and we want to encourage young people to apply their creative thinking skills to create designs that focus on:
Creative use of space
Accessible home and amenities design
Form and design interest
Green technology incorporation
$100 Regional Grant & accolades
+ advance to Provincial Competition
$500 Provincial/Territorial Grant Award & accolades
+ advance to National Competition
$1,000 National Grant & accolades
The Develop Program has students planning, arranging permits and preparing the site for a tiny homeowner.
Our Build Program takes the winning designs selected the previous year and uses them to build the tiny homes in the program this year.
Working with local social housing agencies, students learn how the homes they are designing, building and the sites they construct can help people find an affordable home.