Anonymous has left a new comment on your post “Fine Tiny Home“:
I am glad these homes are being loved and used instead of trashed.
I am glad these folks will have a home.
Still and all
It seems bizarre to me…
Venerable B.C. homes shipped by barge to U.S. and offered as cheap housing:
The community is losing its old country charm, its heart and soul. Many of them are shipped south to Washington state, where people appreciate their hand-nailed craftsmanship and character. Oak Bay’s early 20th-century dwellings are being floated on barges to San Juan Island, where they’re offered to folks stuck in affordable housing jams.
A local charity, the San Juan Community Home Trust, is happy to take the aged Oak Bay beauties. Since making a “little field trip” to the district in 2014 and finding a treasure trove, trust officials have snatched a few Oak Bay abodes. It plans to take five more this year: