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.

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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Mom Builds Daughter Tiny House as Dorm Alternative

Tiny House as Dorm Alternative & Beyond How do you avoid expensive out-of-state tuition and student housing costs? Build a tiny house as a dorm…

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Split-Level Tiny House: Couple traveled with it as lifestyle reset

Meet Noah and Kate, owners of a unique split-level tiny house. They traveled 10,000 miles with their off-grid home on wheels to escape the big…

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Couple’s $56k Tiny House – affordable & fun living!

Meet Jake & Caris, who purchased a $56k tiny house full of spooky charm (year-round Halloween lovers) and cozy vibes. Everything fell into place perfectly…

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Couple’s Tiny House with Epic Catio & Yard

Meet Jacob and Michael, newlyweds living in a lovely 26-foot tiny house with an epic catio. They found a convenient parking spot with a sizable…

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The Pandemic Inspired Couple to Pursue Tiny House Living

The pandemic inspired couple, Maggie and Hawken, to pursue tiny house living. For years, they’d dreamed about building a tiny home, but it wasn’t until…

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Is This the Most Livable 40-ft Container Home?!

40′ Shipping Container Tiny Home Conversion Meet Dan, an architect who designed, built, and now lives in a high-cube 40-ft container home with his wife,…

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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