Project providing temporary tiny homes expanded Posted in: Lifestyle Over a year ago, an emergency family shelter made up of tiny houses opened in Bastrop County. Roland Nava, pastor of In the Streets - Hands Up High Ministry, had a dream. He had been planning the shelter for homeless individuals and families who were in need of emergency housing. The units are available for up to three months for the homeless. With the support of the local community, S.A.F.E., or Secure Acre Family Environment, it opened next door to his existing soup kitchen off of State Highway 95 between Elgin and Bastrop. The tiny houses can accommodate up to five people ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!