SALT LAKE Town (ABC4) – Salt Lake Metropolis is exploring for imaginative designers to help deal with the city’s housing lack.

Today’s announcement arrives a number of months after Salt Lake Metropolis Mayor Erin Mendenhall announced progress on small homes being constructed for homeless Utahns as component of her purpose to have a tiny house village in location this winter.

“Participants are invited to submit a style and design for a standalone house or cluster of compact cottages — also acknowledged as very small homes — in a planned improvement, or an Accent Dwelling Device (ADU) on a lot with a major residence,” a news launch from Mayor Mendenhall’s office clarifies.

Style and design entries will be judged on 5 standards: affordability, accessibility, sustainability, toughness, and livability.

So what do you get if you gain the competitiveness?

How about $1,000 in money.

Which is ideal the two first-put winners will acquire a $1,000 money prize and a “yet to be determined” amount of runners up will receive $500.

Candidates should sign-up by Sept. 10, and submissions are owing Oct. 29.

For more info on the levels of competition, click here.