Groundbreaking held for HOPE Village project
The House of Hope of the Pee Dee held a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 10 for its innovative HOPE Village project. The site of the village is 1020 West Darlington Street, next to the House of Hope office.
A model of one of the 24 tiny homes that will complete the village was on display for the groundbreaking. House of Hope of Hope officials. were joined by local and state dignitaries fore the special ceremony.
House of Hope Executive Director Bryan Braddock said the houses will assist House of Hope guests and residents in transitioning back to a self-sustaining, independent life.
The project will eventually include 24, 240-square-foot homes that will have a dorm style kitchen, full bathroom as well as living and sleeping areas. Initial residents will be women
and children with a men’s section to follow.
The houses will cost about $20,000, fully furnished, turnkey, said Braddock. He said these homes will accommodate at least three people. The tiny houses will be built by Delta Building Systems, general contractor, and designed by F. W. Architects Inc.
To donate to the HOPE Village tiny house project send contributions to House of Hope, 1020 W. Darlington St., Florence, SC, 29501 and designate tiny houses.