Finding Balance in a Tiny House Community

People often say they’d like to live in a “tiny house community”, but what would that look like? What kind of “home” could balance your needs for independence and interaction with others? Lina Menard found her answers to those questions in the Simply Home Community.” – Billy Ulmer at Unlikely Lives

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Billy Writes about How to Know If You Should Move into a Tiny House?

When I visited Esther in the tiny house she built with her husband Kenny, they seemed to have chosen their tiny home after carefully considering their priorities. They wanted to live in a really nice house, but the opportunity cost of a large house would have been the jobs they enjoy and the flexible schedules they value, and that was a cost they weren’t willing to pay.  Once they found out that tiny houses existed, they discovered an option that aligned with what was important to them: nice housing for a low cost.” – Billy Ulmer at Unlikely Lives

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Alex and Allison – Unlikely Lives

Alex and Allison weren’t concerned with the size of their house, but they wanted their home to provide easy access to the people and activities that make their lives feel full and meaningful. A tiny home was just the path that got them there. They bought a nearly vacant lot in the colorful, small town of Yellow Springs, Ohio and applied to build a main house and a fully legal, 320 foot, accessory dwelling. Once approved, they simply built the “accessory” first, and have lived there for over a year and a half.” – Billy Ulmer at Unlikely Lives

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The Unlikely Lives Tiny Home Collection by Billy Ulmer – Stories of Tiny Living

I’m creating a resource for people who are curious about tiny homes that answers the questions I always have when I struggle with big, scary decisions. My goal with each tiny home interview was to emphasize connection, not scrutiny or entertainment value, and then to convey that to you like you were there too – listening, seeing, and connecting.” – Billy Ulmer

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