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Salt Lake City Holds Tiny House Contest

In an effort to curb the housing shortage, Salt Lake City is hosting a tiny homes competition.  The Empowered Living Design Competition invites designers, architects and others to submit designs for small dwellings that can help underserved communities. 
Designs may be submitted for standalone homes or clusters of small homes.  They will be judged from five criteria - affordability, accessibility, sustainability, durability, and livability.  Applicants must register by September 10th and submissions are due October 29th

Kailey Foster is a senior at Utah State University studying Agricultural Communications, Broadcast Journalism, and Political Science while also getting a minor in Agribusiness. She was raised in the dairy industry in Rhode Island where she found her passion for the agriculture industry as a whole. Here at USU, she has held various leadership positions in the Dairy Science Club and the local Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow chapter. She also also served as the 2020 Utah Miss Agriculture and is currently the 2021 Utah Ms. Agriculture. Here at UPR, she works on agriculture news stories and she produces agriculture segments such as USU Extension Highlights, the Green Thumb, and Ag Matters.