Archive | Zoning/Codes

Here you will find various articles and stories regarding zoning/codes

State of Oregon Tiny House Legalization Update 02/18

The recent temporary rule change and administrative rule change in Oregon that undermine the tiny house industry are definitely a problem; however, I don’t think they represent a long term problem in the end. Before we jump into how to handle the situation, it’s important to know how we got here and who the main […]

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Legalizing Tiny Houses in Oregon

Background on HB 2737  This summer, Oregon House Bill 2737 (the tiny house bill) was passed by the State House and Senate and signed into law by the Governor. It is an important step towards legalizing tiny houses in Oregon. HB2737 was authored by state representatives and mandates that the state of Oregon create a tiny […]

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What Are Tiny Houses?

WHAT ARE TINY HOUSES? Nearly all news stories addressing what are tiny houses say something like, “A common definition for a tiny house doesn’t exist…” Well we have good news; if you’ve been wondering just what a tiny house is, a definition has FINALLY been established!  In 2017, Andrew Morrison and Martin Hammer wrote International Residential Code (IRC) […]

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EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ENDING SOON FOR SEATTLE & BOSTON

Early Bird discount ending soon for Seattle & Boston tiny house workshops! We would LOVE to have your company at either our Seattle or Boston workshop! Our events just seem to get better and better and because we love sharing everything we’ve learned about building and living tiny, we look forward to each workshop with so much excitement! We want you […]

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Idaho Adopts Appendix V

Idaho Becomes the First State to Adopt the IRC Tiny House Appendix V

It’s official. Idaho has become the first state to adopt the IRC Tiny House Appendix V! It happened yesterday, June 27th, and the tiny house community is buzzing. This is a huge step forward for everyone who wants to live legally in their tiny home. There is still a lot of work to be done in […]

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