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They Built a Tiny House a Week for 2 Years!

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You might remember the tiny house community that Canadian millionaire Marcel LeBrun was building in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Well, he just placed house #96, meaning they’ve built a house every week since the project started two years ago! Impressive.

While there is still plenty to do, like landscaping and building some of the community structures, it’s a great start to helping the unhoused community in his area. He has been getting requests from folks across the globe on how they can replicate this kind of village! What do you think?

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Canadian Millionaire Works to Help the Unhoused!

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The homes are solar-powered!

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Here they are, placing the 96th home in the community.

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Here’s the mastermind behind this village.

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VIDEO: Tiny home village complete after ‘cranking out’ a house a week for two years


  • Millionaire sold his company and used the money to build 99 tiny homes in New Brunswick, Canada.
  • Each tiny house is a complete home, with a bathroom and a kitchen.
  • The community will be home to a coffee shop to employ the previously homeless individuals, as well as a screen printing shop where they can be productive.
  • The houses are solar-powered! Which is great for the environment.
  • The community has gated access and security cameras, to keep residents safe.

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Natalie C. McKee

Natalie C. McKee is a contributor for Tiny House Talk and the Tiny House Newsletter. She's a wife, and mama of three little kids. She and her family are homesteaders with sheep, goats, chickens, ducks and quail on their happy little acre.
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  • Maria Kentala
    May 13, 2024, 6:30 am

    What a wonderful thing to do.

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