Archive | Tiny House Communities

This category shows you links to various articles about tiny house communities around the world

Call to Action: Help with the Tiny House Appendix Adoption Process

If you are interested in seeing tiny houses legalized as primary residences across the US, we would love your help! As you likely already know, we won approval for a tiny house construction code through the International Code Council (ICC) in December. As such, we now have an official Tiny House Appendix in the 2018 version […]

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State Legislature to Consider Movable Tiny Houses

Oregon Legislative Assembly to Consider Movable Tiny Houses

As the Oregon Legislative Assembly considers the legalities of tiny houses, Gabriella and I travelled to Salem, Oregon yesterday to discuss the topic with State Representatives, building officials, and industry professionals in the State Capitol building. I was invited to take part in the “Tiny House Work Group” tasked with assessing current legislation proposals meant to address tiny […]

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How YOU Can Help Legalize Tiny Houses

Thank you for your interest in helping legalize tiny houses. We are so close to reaching that goal. We are literally one winning vote away from success. As you may have already heard, we need to win a 2/3 majority of the voting members of the International Code Council (ICC) in this last round of voting. […]

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turning tiny book cover

Turning Tiny Book: A Must Read

We are excited to share that a new book about tiny houses is now available for purchase. It is called “Turning Tiny” and we are proud to have an image of hOMe gracing its cover. The idea to develop this book came from Darin Zaruba, creator of the Tiny House Jamboree and after he […]

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Jay Shafer tiny house community

Zoning Changes That Can Save The Day: Sonoma County

TAKING THE HOUSING CRISIS BY THE HORNS Sonoma County, California, like many other highly coveted communities around the country and abroad, is suffering from a housing crisis. Residents that have called it home for their whole lives are being driven out, unable to afford the exorbitant and growing costs of housing. This dynamic is not […]

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