The housing shortage in White Pine County is nothing new, but could the Tiny Homes movement ease some of that? The Ely City Council is hoping so.
At several recent city council meetings, the Ely City Council have discussed the critical need for housing.
During public comment at a previous meeting, Donna Bath explained the critical levels of staffing at the hospital, school district, mines, government, and specifically the Nevada Department of Corrections.
“In 2019, NDOC was down 40 employees, fast forward to today, they are down 154 employees, working at less than half capacity,” Bath said. “The honor camp was closed and moved staff to the Ely State Prison to cover the…