People Living Tiny Legally

Across the United States

Living tiny legally is not an easy feat in the United States. However, more and more jurisdictions are beginning to allow tiny homes as permanent housing and transitional shelters. And wow, is that overdue! Living in permitted tiny houses, legal tiny home communities, and city-sanctioned shelter villages is more common than ever before.

Here are many of the folks enjoying this opportunity.

Newlywed Grad Students’ Book-Filled Tiny House

Meet Emilio and Krysten, newlywed grad students living in a plant and book-filled tiny house. It offers a satisfying simple living sanctuary as they work…

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Relaxed Life at LuxTiny Tiny Home Community

Welcome to LuxTiny, a tiny home community in northern Arizona. Currently, it features 41 lots for full-time living and a few rentals. During our visit,…

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NEW Tiny Home Community in Colorado

Lots NOW Available Welcome to Hermosa Orchards Village, a new tiny home community in beautiful Hermosa, Colorado. Chris Hall, a first-time developer, decided to create…

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Groundbreaking Urban Tiny House Community

A legal triumph for tiny houses on wheels Welcome to Lake Dallas Tiny Home Village, the first of its kind urban tiny house community. It’s…

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Thriving Coastal Tiny House Community

A run-down property rezoned & transformed Welcome to Tiny Tranquility, a thriving coastal tiny house community on the Oregon coast. The owner received a conditional…

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Her Dream Tiny Home with Escalante Village Tour

Aging in place in a mountain town tiny home community Meet Sandy, a 77-year-old retiree aging in place in her dream tiny home. She lives…

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two tiny houses connected by a deck

Her Two Tiny Houses Connected by a Deck

Tiny House Living Led to Rental Business Meet Debby, owner of two tiny houses connected by a deck and a THOW next door, all located…

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Her Custom Tiny House with Main Level Bedroom

Living life on her own terms & loving tiny home life! Meet Terri, an empty nester living in her tiny house with a main level…

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She Manifested Her Childhood Dream Tiny Home

It’s paid off & she’s living her best life! Meet Tyshae, a 32-year-old who has been manifesting her dream tiny home since seeing her first…

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Family of 4 in 3-Bedroom Tiny House

One of the Best Family Tiny Homes We’ve Seen! Meet the Schraubs, a family of four living in a 36-foot three-bedroom tiny house. Finding the…

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Grassroots advocates are working to legitimize tiny housing through educational initiatives and collaboration with local and state-level policymakers on common sense regulations. Their shared goal is to create more housing options to meet the needs of all residents.

Legal acceptance is critical for gaining access to financing, insurance and more secure placement of tiny homes. The biggest obstacles, restrictive zoning and building codes, are slowly but surely being overcome. To learn more, watch our docu-series, Living Tiny Legally.

-Alexis Stephens & Christian Parsons, Creators of Living Tiny Legally