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A new neighborhood in Tennessee is offering temporary shelter to the homeless in what it calls microhouses.

The first 300-square foot home officially opened in Rhea County this week. The new concept is aimed at helping the rural homeless.

The nonprofit group We Care made the houses happen. The average cost to build and furnish one of the homes is about $10,000.

We Care hopes to have a whole neighborhood finished in the next couple of years.

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