Category Archives for "Tiny House History"
One year ago, my partner Christian and I had a serendipitous meeting with author Susan Bernardo. It all began with our tiny house road trip to Ojai, CA, to film their planning commission meeting on adding tiny houses on wheels to their ADU ordinance. Also there was artist/tiny houser Dominique Moody. I shared with her how much I was […]Continue reading
An Educational Resource for Tiny House Advocates and Policy Makers The much-anticipated next installment of the Living Tiny Legally documentary series recently debuted at the Georgia Tiny House Festival and is now available online. Part 2 explores the benefits of tiny housing, examines the need for building standards and how current codes can be updated to be more […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading