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Help Write Tiny Houses into the Building Code!

With all the talk about tiny houses being illegal, one might wonder if they’ll every be widely accepted. Truth be told they are not illegal everywhere… just not understood. Well… that might be about to change with your help and a lot of hard work by a core team of tiny house folks. The tiny house community […]

Pico Dwelling – Micro Apartment in Seattle

The Pico Dwelling is a 182 square foot micro apartment in Seattle.  It’s the home and creation of Steve Sauer, an engineer with experience designing aircraft interiors for Boeing. The original space was a storage unit in a basement of a 100+ year old building. About ten years ago Steve bought the room as a storage unit but […]

The Legality of Tiny Houses

In the following interview with Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, the original founder Jay Shafer, he describes some of his initial motives for choosing to live in a tiny home. Civil disobedience was one item that topped the list. Demonstrating that size was not a requirement for safety, prosperity, or happiness was (and still is) one of […]

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