Like just about every city in the US, Austin, TX is seeing housing prices go through the roof. This has hurt those in the low-middle and affordable housing markets find new homes.
Work is currently underway on one tiny-home community in South Austin and another in Kyle. Together, they will have space for close to 500 tiny homes.
The Austin project, Constellation ATX, will feature almost 100 lots for tiny homes. It’s scheduled to open this spring.
The Kyle project, tentatively called Stage Coach with the grand opening is slated for late this spring or early this summer.
Home prices will range from $55,000 to $140,000 each, he says. By comparison, the median price of a single-family home in November was $341,000 in Travis County and $260,000 in Hays County, according to the Austin Board of Realtors.
Austin-based Kasita Inc. along with Pueblo, Colorado-based Sprout Tiny Homes Inc. are building fully furnished homes for both communities
Born of an experiment in which founder Jeff Wilson lived in a dumpster for a year, Kasita launched in Austin in 2015, touting its smart, prefab, modular tiny homes that seemed like they could be one answer to the affordability crisis hitting both its home city and others across the country.
Sprout Tiny Homes is a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Partner with a unique and experienced team to scale production of high-quality tiny homes with useful design, personality and chemical free interiors in mind.