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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The Tiny List of 20 Tiny House Acronyms

Acronyms are prevalent in our everyday speech. From AWOL to IDK, these compacted words and phrases are handy time-savers, but sometimes have us running to our phones to look them up. If you foray into the tiny house world with your own build or purchase, you’ll come across many acronyms that could leave you scratching […]

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Update on Tiny House Appendix

Guest post by Andrew Morrison A quick update about the Tiny House Appendix in the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC). There is movement in several parts of the country on adoption of this tiny house building code. We need your help to get the code adopted in as many jurisdictions as possible. I’m currently working […]

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