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Peter Downsized for a Debt Free Tiny Retirement

Peter Matheson lives in a tiny house on wheels in Grand Forks, British Columbia. It’s an incredibly small home – only 120 square feet – but has all the essentials for living full time. While volunteering at a cold weather shelter in Grand Forks, he was asked to help design spaces for the homeless. He […]

Rich’s Portable Cabins

I connected with a tiny house builder from Oregon this past week. Rich builds some very nice portable cabins in both trailerable and park model size; but our conversation began with the news that he’s building a tiny house community in North Powder, Oregon designed for the type of homes he builds. My understanding is […]

Can you imagine a Tiny House Community next to the Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage?

There is an 80-acre parcel for sale virtually next door to the Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, which is located in the north east corner of Missouri. Rural Missouri is one of those places that is very open to alternative & sustainable architecture making the creation of communities like Dancing Rabbit much more feasible. The rural location […]

Cottage Court Proposal

Ron Czecholinski from DIY Home Building is in the process of putting together a tiny house community, and is currently doing his due diligence in choosing a piece of land. The property he’s seriously looking at is six undeveloped lots in Asheville, North Carolina that have the potential for 6 to 10 small houses. Below […]

Could allotment gardening in Europe provide a model to end Homelessness in America?

One of my Tiny House Living readers, Wayne, passed this onto me. A Kleingarten, or allotment gardening is similar to the community gardens you might find across America but have some significant differences. The parcels typically range in size from 200 and 400 square meters each (2,100 to 4,300 square feet) and often include a […]

Tiny House Village Design Concept – part 3

\ In the first tiny house village post I proposed an idea of converting an existing mobile home park into a tiny house village. In part two I built on this idea by suggesting that any property zoned multi-family could be a potential place for tiny house village. In this post I’ll show you an […]

Tiny House Village Design Concept – part 1

In discussions online at the Small House Society Yahoo Group and Low Cost Community Housing Google Group the challenge of getting approval for tiny house building permits and community acceptance comes up often. It makes perfect sense because most communities across America have minimum house requirements that far exceed the size of a tiny house. […]

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