Tiny homes have been pitched as a way to downsize your lifestyle, go on vacation, or even as a way to house the homeless, but they also offer a possible solution for pricey towns like Aspen and the Hamptons.
The high cost of real estate in resort communities—like Jackson Hole, Wyoming—means that while the need for jobs is plentiful, there’s often no place to house workers.A company called Stay Kondo aims to change that. Created by Ryan Chadwick, owner of several restaurants and businesses in Aspen, Nantucket, Montauk, and New York City, Kondo plans to build modular tiny houses that can be used as workforce housing.
A single Kondo unit includes a downstairs area with bathroom, a pull-down dining table, a living room area with sofa, and a small kitchen.
A lofted bedroom above sleeps two and the tiny home also comes fully equipped with solar panels, a skylight, rain water storage, insulation, rain gutters, and black and grey water storage.
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