Artist’s Tiny House Garage Conversion Funds His Passion

Tiny House Garage Conversion

We partnered with Airbnb to share the amazing stories of hosts behind unique small space listings, like Superhost Michael Crockett’s tiny house garage conversion. Michael is a Sacramento-based artist who converted a garage into an art-filled tiny house. Hosting the Tiny Art House nurtures his creative side while significantly contributing to his income. He built…

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Airbnb Tiny House Conversion with a Fascinating Backstory

airbnb tiny house

Experience simple living in Portland with this Airbnb tiny house with a surprising backstory. Five years ago, couple Genevieve and Duston decided to convert their detached garage into a tiny home. The idea initially came about as a way to accommodate visiting family comfortably. Additionally, they recognized the income-generating potential. And thus, Genevieve and Duston…

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Update: Appendix Q Adopted in Boulder! Implications for THOWS?

1/22/20 Update: City of Boulder Approved Appendix Q As expected the Boulder City Council voted to approve the IRC Appendix Q for tiny houses. While it primarily applies to homes, 400 square feet and less, built on a foundation, there’s an exciting opening for movable tiny houses. For more details, visit the Tiny Home Industry…

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Is Building a Tiny House on Foundation Really Worth It?

Whenever a “tiny house” is mentioned, many people tend to think of one “on wheels”. Besides mobility benefits, tiny houses are built on trailers to get around stringent codes and zoning rules in some states that stipulate that buildings must meet certain standards to be deemed inhabitable. However, over the past few years, the popularity…

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Update: New York Approves IRC Appendix Q

Officials Want to Hear from You: Make a Public Comment by 9/10 in Support of Appendix Q Have you submitted your comment? We did! Have you submitted your comment? We did! New York state is in the IRC 2018 adoption process, which includes the option Appendix Q for tiny houses. If approved and adopted, this…

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Washington State Opens Public Comment for Amended Appendix Q

Live in Washington? Make a Public Comment by 9/27 on Proposed Appendix Q Changes   Back in May, Governor Inslee signed a historic state-wide tiny house bill into law, ESSB 5383. Among other things, it mandated the state building code council (SBCC) to adopt tiny house building standards, including the IRC Appendix Q. Read all about…

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Virginia Approves Tiny House Appendix

VA is Set to Adopt IRC Tiny House Appendix Q with Zero Opposition   Just a few years ago tiny house building code discussion was completely shut-down in Virginia. Now it looks like they’ll join other states like Massachusetts, California, Idaho, Maine, Oregon, and Georgia to adopt International Residential Code, Appendix Q for Tiny Houses…

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Tiny House Appendix Approved in Massachusetts

MA Becomes 6th State to Adopt IRC Tiny House Appendix Q Massachusetts joins California, Idaho, Maine, Oregon, and Georgia to become one of the first states to adopt International Residential Code, Appendix Q for Tiny Houses. Also, other statewide adoption in the works include Washington and Florida. It provides a model building code for houses…

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