Andrew M. Odom

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A New Chapter In Tiny House History

New York State’s Tenement House Act of 1867, the first attempt to reform tenement building conditions, required that tenement buildings have one outhouse for every 20 residents. But no one enforced these regulations. Often, rather than walking all the way downstairs to the backyard, residents dumped chamber pot waste out of their windows. It is […]

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Plan To Build. Build To Plan.

Let it be known that building a tiny house is absolutely not for the weak of heart. It is not for pregnant women, men with heart trouble, people under 5 foot tall, or people who are taking antidepressants or other mood enhancement drugs. Okay, so that is a bit of a stretch. I think you […]

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