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Tiny House Resource Directory

Do you want to live tiny or bring tiny houses to your community? Search our in-depth resource directory to find the tools you need to achieve your goals and further your journey with a purpose.

Advocacy Efforts & Legal Resources

Living Tiny Legally - An Educational Docu-Series

This educational documentary series provides an in-depth, inside look into how cities all over the country are making legal tiny housing and legal tiny house communities, a reality.

Accessory Dwellings

A one-stop source about accessory dwelling units, multigenerational homes, laneway houses, ADUs, granny flats, in-law units…

American Tiny House Association (ATHA)

Their mission is to promote the tiny house as a viable, formally acceptable dwelling option for a wide variety of people.

Appendix Q: Tiny Houses - Model building code for IRC

This page is dedicated to the process of adopting Appendix Q: Tiny Houses into the building code of every state in the US.

Bay Area Tiny Home (California)

This website is a reflection of one family's process of working through all the information in order to reach the point of owning a tiny house.

Build Us HOPE in Arizona (Non-profit TH developer)

Build us H.O.P.E. is designed to be a long-term, permanent community-based housing program that will provide supportive services for individuals who choose to participate in the programs we offer. Our target audience are those in need of affordable housing and/or those in need of supportive services.

Colorado Tiny House Association

On a mission is to advocate, educate and legalize tiny homes, alternative living, and affordable housing in Colorado!

Lancaster County (PA) Tiny Houses Community Planning Tool (Pennsylvania)

This report is one in a series of Community Planning Tools that have been created to assist municipal officials in a variety of planning topics, and to craft tools to implement the goals of local plans and the seven catalytic goals of the Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, places 2040.

Legally Tiny - Case Studies

LegallyTiny features the stories of people who have navigated the building codes, regulations, and zoning in their area, and are now living tiny legally–both on wheels and on traditional foundations.

MicroLife Institute - Serving the Southeast

MicroLife Institute represents the lifestyle of minimalism in respect to environment and ease.

Operation Tiny Home

VETERANS BUILDING A BETTER FUTURE FOR VETERANS Operation Tiny Home and Zack Giffin, co-host of FYI’s TV Show, Tiny House Nation offer free tiny home building workshops for veterans.

Oregon Tiny House Code (see Part II)

The official "2018 Oregon Reach Code"

SquareOne Villages (A non-profit TH Developer)

A non-profit organization dedicated to creating self-managed communities of cost-effective tiny homes for people in need of housing.

Tiny Advocacy Network of LA (and across CA)

They aim to improve the wider Los Angeles community’s understanding of tiny homes and their place as a legitimate housing solution.

Tiny House Atlanta

Tiny House Atlanta is a program for the Georgia nonprofit MicroLife Institute dedicated to building walkable, sustainable “micro-hood” communities while educating individuals, groups and cities about the positive impacts of micro living.

Tiny House Industry Association (THIA)

Professionally advocating for the “tiny home” lifestyle and the emerging industry supporting it through its People, Products, & Policies.

Uniform Compliance Initiative for Tiny House Construction (UCI)

Learn more about the uniform Compliance Initiative for Tiny House Construction

United Mobile Living Association

Stay updated on all things related to mobile living.

Village Collaborative, The

The Village Collaborative is an effort to network, inform, and encourage collaboration amongst the various groups working towards a common vision of implementing the Village Model.

Washington Tiny House Association

Washington Tiny House Association is an advocacy group working to expand affordable housing options in the state to both portable and stationary homes.

Books & Reference

Grandma's Tiny House

By: JaNay Brown-Wood and Priscilla Burris

Kitchen Simplicity

By: Carmen Shenk

Living Big in a Tiny House

By: Bryce Langston

Micro Shelters

By: Derek (Deek) Diedricksen

Micro Living

By: Derek (Deek) Diedricksen

Nomadic Homes. Architecture on the Move

By: by Philip Jodidio and Russ Gray

Sissy Goes Tiny

By: Rebecca Flansburg, B.A. Norrgard, Penny Weber

Tent City Urbanism

By: Andrew Heben

The Big Adventures of Tiny House

By: Susan Bernardo and Courtenay Fletcher

The Joys of Tiny House Living

By: Chris Schapdick

The Small House Book

By: Jay Shafer

Tiny Homes on the Move

By: Lloyd Khan

Tiny Houses

By: Mimi Zeiger

Tiny House Decisions

By: Ethan Waldman

Tiny House Magazine

By: Kent Griswold and contributing authors

Vanlife Diaries: Finding Freedom on the Open Road

By: Kathleen Morton, Jonny Dustow, and Jared Melrose

Blogs | Magazines | Podcasts

Tiny House Expedition

Visit the "Tiny House Expedition Blog" to catch up on the latest in the tiny house movement

Boneyard Studios

A Tiny House Blog

Fy Nyth

A Blog & Vlog about life in the tiny house, Fy Nyth.

Mindful Minimalist Mama

Stories from tiny houser and author of "Minimalist Living for a Maximum Life", Emily Gerde

Mini Motives

Stories from well known tiny houser, Macy Miller.

Nerds Gone Tiny

Tiny Houser YouTube Vlog

PAD Tiny Houses

Tiny House Stories and More... By Dee Williams.

RelaxShacks

A Blog & Vlog about tiny spaces by author and builder, Derek (Deek) Diedricksen

SHED Mobile Habitat Project

A Tiny House Blog

The Shelter Blog

A small space blog by Evan Kahn & Lloyd Kahn

The Tiny House Project

A Tiny House Blog, by Alek Lisefski.

Tiny Casita

A Tiny House Blog

TinyHouseBlog.com

Started in 2007, the Tiny House Blog was one of the first blogs out on the internet to start spreading the word of the modern day tiny house movement.

TinyHouseCommunity.com

A Tiny House Blog

Tiny House Foodie

Stories from tiny houser and author of "Kitchen Simplicity", Carmen Shenk

Tiny House Giant Journey

Travel & Alternative Living Stories by Tiny Houser, Jenna Spesard

Tiny House Lifestyle Podcast

A Tiny House Podcast

Tiny House Magazine

A 'Tiny House Blog' Publication

Tiny House Podcast

A Tiny House Podcast

Tiny House Talk

All things Tiny House...Since 2009

Tiny House Tiny Footprint

A Tiny House & VanLife Blog

Tiny Nest

A Tiny House Blog

Tiny Tack House

A Tiny House Blog

VanLife Diaries

An extensive Vanlife blog site

Little Yellow Door

A Blog by Tiny Houser and Musician, Ella Harp.

Documentaries & Shows

Living Tiny Legally

A 3 Part DocuSeries By Tiny House Expedition

Living Big In A Tiny House

A YouTube Channel featuring Bryce Langston

REUSE: Because You Can't Recycle The Planet.

A Documentary about ReUsing & Recycling

Simplife

A documentary about people living simply in handcrafted houses.

The Meaning of VanLife

A VanLife Documentary

TINY: A Story About Living Small

A Tiny House Documentary

Tiny House Big Living

A TV Show on the "HGTV" Channel

Tiny House Nation

A TV Show on the "FYI" Channel

Annual Tiny House Festivals & Expos

Colorado Tiny House Festival

The Festival features a uniquely diverse assortment of small living structures from tiny houses on wheels to container homes, a semi-trailer conversion, skoolies, van conversions, teardrops, yurts and more.

Decatur Tiny House Festival (By: Tiny House Atlanta)

Annual Tiny House Festival and fundraiser held in Atlanta, GA (formerly in Decatur, GA)

Great American Tiny House Show

On display will be Tiny Homes, Container Homes, Modular Homes and Portable Structures.

Living Simple Tiny Home Expo, The

The Living Simple Expo is held in Loveland, CO with workshops, speakers, vendors and exhibitors who are opening their homes and sharing their 'tiny living' experiences.

People's Tiny House Festival, The

A Tiny House Event Dedicated To Representing The Sustainable Living Movement For The People By The People.

TinyFest Midwest

A midwest based tiny house festival.

United Tiny House Association

The organizer of multiple Tiny House Festivals around the country. UTHA was founded in 2015 by John and Fin Kernohan as an organization for the advocacy and support of the tiny house movement.

Parking & Communities

Search Tiny House Villages

An extensive database coupled with a powerful search engine allows people to find their ideal tiny home community.

Try It Tiny

Try It Tiny connects people to give them the opportunity to rent a tiny house or share their land with tiny house enthusiasts nationwide. Become part of a growing community by renting a tiny house or parking your tiny house on hosts’ properties.

Tiny House Hosting - FaceBook Group

Tiny House Hosting is a Facebook group designed to help connect land owners with tiny house people and bridge the connection.

Tiny House Expedition's 'Tiny House Communities' Page

After visiting over 30 tiny home communities we have learned that are many different types, each catering to a different crowd and addressing a different need.

5 Things You Need to Know About Finding a Spot to Park Your Tiny House

Article By: Tiny Casita - 5 Things You Need to Know About Finding a Spot to Park Your Tiny House

Tiny House Plans & Designs

Humble Homes

Tiny House Plans

Pad Tiny House (Portland Alternative Dwellings )

PAD connects do-it-yourselfers with the resources and information they need to build homes that fit the lives they want to live.

SHED Mobile Habitat Project

You will find download links to their FREE floor plans, FREE stair construction plans.

TinyHousePlans.com

The #1 Resource For Tiny House Plans On The Web

Tiny House Design

Purchase home designs and tiny house stencils

Tiny Smart House

Complete building plans for your tiny house.

Vina'a Tiny House: Sol Haus

The Sol Haus is a classic beauty, full of light, with a focus on simplicity and sustainability.

Pro Builders & Designers

California Tiny House

Tiny House Builder based in California

Colorado Custom Coachworks

Skoolie & Van builds based in Colorado. Also offers DYI workspace.

Craft & Sprout: A Tiny Home Company

Tiny Home Builder based in Connecticut

Einstyne Tiny Homes

Tiny Home Builder based in Colorado

Kasita

Accessory dwellings available in California, Texas, and Nevada

Humble HandCraft

Tiny House Builder based in California

Incredible Tiny Homes

Tiny House Builder based in Tennessee

Liberation Tiny Homes

Tiny House Builder based in Pennsylvania

New Frontier Tiny Homes

Tiny House Builder based in Tennessee

Niche Consulting

Tiny House Designer & Consulting based in Oregon

Perch & Nest: A Tiny Home Company

Tiny House Builder based in North Carolina

Rafter B Tiny Homes

Tiny House Builder based in Colorado

Rocky Mountain Tiny Houses

Tiny House Builder based in Colorado

Shelter Wise

Tiny House Builder based in Oregon

Simblissity Tiny Homes

Tiny House Builder based in Colorado

Skoolie.com

Skoolie & Van builds based in North Carolina

Sol Haus Design

Tiny House Designer based in California

TimberCraft Tiny Homes

Tiny House Builder based in Alabama

Tiny Home Connection

Tiny Home Builder based in Colorado

Tiny House Chattanooga

Tiny House Builder based in Tennessee

Tiny Smart House

Tiny House Builder based in Oregon

Wind River Tiny Homes

Tiny House Builder based in Tennessee

Wishbone Tiny Homes

Tiny House Builder based in North Carolina

Zyl Vardos

Tiny House Builder based in Washington

Rentals & For Sale

AirBnb

Try a top-rated tiny home, with amenities you need

Caravan, The Tiny House Hotel (Oregon)

Located in Portland, Oregon, Caravan is a unique, one-of-a-kind hotel where travelers from around the world can experience what it’s like to stay in a custom-made tiny house on wheels.

Try It Tiny

Try It Tiny connects people to give them the opportunity to rent a tiny house or share their land with tiny house enthusiasts nationwide. Become part of a growing community by renting a tiny house or parking your tiny house on hosts’ properties.

Tiny Digs Hotel

A unique hotel of custom-built, individually styled TINY HOUSES in Portland.

Tiny Estates (Pennsylvania)

Book a Tiny House rental in Pennsylvania. Many styles and sizes to choose from.

Tiny House Leadville (Colorado)

Take A Tiny House Vacation in the Rockies and stay in downtown Leadville Colorado

Tiny House Siesta (Florida)

Stay in a beach front Tiny House on Siesta Key, Florida.

TinyHomesClassified.com

Explore the classifieds for products and services for micro designed dwellings

TinyHouseListings.com

Search unique tiny homes for sale and rent throughout the world.

Solar Energy

EcoFlow

Specializing in RIVER Home Backup Power Stations & Solar Generators

Humless Reliable Power Systems

Specializing in Solar Power Systems

Tiny Watts Solar

"Powering All Thing Tiny". Custom Design & Install, Including Tiny Houses, Vans and Skoolies.

Tiny House Trailers

Iron Eagle Tiny House Trailers

Specializing in Tiny House Trailers

Tiny House Foundations

Specializing in Tiny House Trailers, Made in USA

Trailer Made Trailers

Specializing in Tiny House Trailers

Travel & Towing

Tiny House Towing 101

Intro to THOW Towing

Tiny House Towing How-To Videos

THOW Travel Advice, Towing Prep & Tips

U-Haul Truck Rental

Use a 17' or 20' to Tow Bumper Pull Tiny Houses, 10,000 lbs & under

E-Course: How to Travel with a Tiny House on Wheels

The Ultimate THOW Travel How-To Guide from Tiny House Expedition

Tiny House Delivery Company

Nationwide THOW movers - direct contact not a transportation broker

Tiny Home Movers

Nationwide Tiny House Transporters

Tiny Home Transport

Nationwide THOW Movers

Workshops & DIY Building

Accessory Dwelling Strategies, LLC

Accessory Dwelling Strategies LLC is designed to help others build ADUs and offers a range of services and programs to this end.

DIY Tiny

Tiny House Workshops and more

Latch Collective

Tiny House Workshops & Meetups

Operation Tiny House

VETERANS BUILDING A BETTER FUTURE FOR VETERANS Operation Tiny Home and Zack Giffin, co-host of FYI’s TV Show, Tiny House Nation offer free tiny home building workshops for veterans.

Relax Shacks (Deek Diedricksen)

Hands-on Workshops with Derek "Deek" Diedricksen

Skoolie.net

School Bus Conversion Resources

The Tiny Project

Loads of Tiny House Resources

Tiny Houses Australia

A place for Tiny House enthusiasts to connect with other like minded people.

Tiny Nest

YouTube-based DIY build series

TinyHouseBuild.com

Andrew & Gabriella Morrison...Arming the DIY Movement Since 2008

Other

TINY HOUSE COMMUNITIES are kind of a BIG DEAL !

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