OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A village of 50 tiny houses may soon be coming to downtown Omaha.

Arch Icon Development and Siena Francis House are working together on a project that would be on two acres of mostly industrial property in north downtown.

Each stand-alone dwelling would be about the size of a small hotel room. The project will be known as The Cottages, and it seeks to provide independence for people who have been in homeless shelter programs.

Each tiny house would be rented, and will include a kitchen, bedroom, living area and covered porch. The estimated cost of the project is $6.5 million.

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