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.

Couple’s Stunning 40-ft Gooseneck Tiny House

Meet Leo and Shannon, newlyweds living in a gorgeous custom 40-ft gooseneck tiny house built by Liberation Tiny Homes. Gaining financial independence was their primary…

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His & Hers Tiny Homes Parked Side by Side

Meet Elisa & Ryk, a happily married couple who live in his & hers tiny homes parked side-by-side at an RV/THOW community in Welches, Oregon.…

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Their Adorable $30k 128 sqft Tiny Home

Meet Ashley and Norma-Jean, super cute owners of a 128 sqft tiny house on wheels. It began as a bare-bones $30k budget model by Incredible…

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Charming Tall Man Friendly Tiny House

Meet Josyln and Dave, a rad couple who live in a 32-ft gooseneck home at the Acony Bell Tiny Home Village. At 6.5-feet, building a…

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morracan style tiny house

DIY Moroccan Style Tiny House Offers a Fresh Start

Meet Shelby and Cole, who lives in a DIY Morrocan style tiny house with their dog, Runa. After a year of tiny living, they’re now…

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Mini Urban EcoVillage with 2 Tiny Homes

Meet best friends Becca & Anthony and Kate & Brad created a mini urban ecovillage of sorts. Their little tiny home community is in a…

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Couple’s Ditches Rising Rent for Dreamy Tiny House

Meet Bri and Destiny, a newlywed couple enjoying house on wheels life after ditching rising apartment rent. And wow, what a dreamy tiny house they…

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Truly Wonderful New Tiny House Community

Welcome to Cranmore Meadows, a new tiny home community in Haw River, North Carolina. The village sits on a 30-acre nature preserve. Owners Nathan and…

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Couple Built an Impressive Custom Tiny House

A Dream Come True! Jen’s Mountain Tiny Home Meet Callie and Nathan, Cranmore Meadows founders who built a truly impressive custom tiny house name Polaris.…

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Her Permitted Container Home on Land

A Dream Come True! Jen’s Mountain Tiny Home Meet Jen, living her dream in a permitted container home in the Colorado mountains. It all began…

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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