ecovillage

Welcome to the Port Townsend EcoVillage in Washington’s Quimper Peninsula. It’s a progressive-minded intentional community striving to live in harmony with the earth and each other. Their village is home to a wide variety of naturally built homes, and now two legally permitted tiny houses. Our latest short documentary shares an honest perspective on experimental…

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Interested in learning how to take tiny house advocacy from idea to reality to help create more legal, accessible housing options? Earlier this year, you might remember us sharing about an online tiny house advocacy webinar. Consider that the legalize tiny 101, which covered how to become an advocate and how to work with your…

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An Educational Documentary + Resource for Tiny House Advocates and Policy Makers YOUR guide for making legal, full-time tiny house living a reality in YOUR community! “Gave me goosebumps. Never thought building code revisions could be so gripping.” — Kevin Polk, Makes A Village The much-anticipated next installment of the Living Tiny Legally documentary series recently debuted…

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Guest Post + Podcast by Phoebe Petrovic Regulations like building and zoning codes exist to keep us safe. But they can also constrain us, making it difficult to innovate and try something new. This is the story of one woman’s journey to living tiny legally. Jan Dregalla, a retired graphic designer in Lakewood, Ohio, discovered this when…

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A Tale of Zoning Happily Ever After Once upon a time in the small, forward-thinking city of Rockledge, Florida, some of the most progressive tiny housing zoning ordinances in the entire US of A were approved, in record time and with great ease. You see, the forward-thinking City Manager had an eye for viable solutions for the…

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