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Portland Declares Stay on Tiny House Evictions

Lina Menard reached out to me to let us know that Portland, Oregon has taken a huge step toward making tiny houses legal. Here’s what she said” Good news from Portland today! Yesterday I was at the Sanctuary Assembly where City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly announced a stay on evictions of people from tiny homes and […]

Progress on Shae’s Earthbag Tiny House Bedroom

I love watching the weekly updates from the My Little Homestead family. This week they’ve made excellent progress on the youngest daughter’s earthbag tiny house bedroom. She designed it using Minecraft and it’s floor plan is heart shaped. Follow My Little Homestead on Youtube!

Recent Work by Abel Zyl at Zyl Vardos

Abel Zyl has been creating whimsical tiny structures since the beginning of the modern tiny house movement, and is a founding member of the American Tiny House Association. You can find all his work on the Zyl Vardos website. Below are recent photos that he posted on Instagram.  If you want one of his homes […]

Build Your Own Tiny House at an Incredible Tiny Homes Workshop

The 8′ x 16′ tiny house on wheels in the video below was recently completed during a hands-on workshop by the owner-builder. If this home were custom built it would have had a base price of $25,000 – but as a workshop build had a base price of $18,440. That’s right, you can build your […]

Canadian Couple Builds Tiny House on Wheels

Remember how great Facebook was for tiny houses a few years ago? Well if you haven’t noticed… Instagram is where everyone went – which might explain why Facebook bought Instagram for $1billion! Here’s one example, a Canadian couple building a 200 square foot tiny house on wheels. The house is amazing. Love the use of […]

San Francisco Couple Avoids High Rent with Tiny House

The San Francisco Bay Area has incredibly high rent, but the salaries tend to be unusually high too making it an attractive place to live. But balancing the high living cost against the income opportunities can also feel like a high wire tight rope walk. This couple decides to bit the bullet and move to […]

Challenges & Benefits of Tiny House Living – Couple Shares Experience

“Nicky and Judy decided that a tiny house on wheels would be the ideal solution for the next stage in their lives: retirement. The low cost of living a minimalist lifestyle in 175 square feet allows Nicky to work less (Judy is already retired), and it allows them to enjoy living in their dream home, […]

The Blue Heron – Off-grid Craftsman Cabin by Rewild Homes

Pictured here is a recent creation by Rewild Homes in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Inside you’ll find stunning beamwork, a cozy Morso woodstove, a stainless steel fridge, recessed LED lighting, washer/dryer hookups, and a custom staircase with storage. It’s also equipped with a solar panel & battery package. Learn more about Rewild Homes. The house may also […]

Tiny House Oregon Building Codes Approved

Despite safety concern from officials, house lawmakers passed building codes for tiny houses on Tuesday. House Bill 2737 passed 43-16 and is now heading to the Oregon Senate for consideration. The bill would require the Oregon State Department of Consumer and Business Services to adopt building codes for prefab & site-built homes that are under 400 square feet. Yeah! The […]

Quick Report from the SMUD Tiny House Competition

I stopped by the one-day SMUD Tiny House Competition yesterday and was amazed at the huge crowds and long lines to view tiny home interiors. Thinking it would be fun for my kids, I had brought them along so they could tour the tiny homes – but quickly decided to just take some quick exterior photos since my […]

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