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Two years ago, Oregon tiny house advocates were embroiled in a fight with the Oregon Building Codes Division (BCD). The BCD director was actively working to stymie the governor’s directive to create a building code for tiny houses that would draw from the International Residential Code (IRC) Appendix Q. What’s more, he made changes to … Read moreContinue reading
One of our recent tiny house parking spots was in beautiful Durango. It is located in southwestern Colorado where the high desert meets the mountains. This bustling little city is known as mountain biking and kayaking haven. It now becoming known as a tiny house friendly city, offering multiple legal parking options within city limits … Read moreContinue reading
California may soon be the most tiny house on wheels friendly state in the nation. Last week, San Luis Obispo became the second Californian city to legally create a place for moveable tiny houses, aka THOWs, outside RV parks. The city council unanimously voted to approve them in their new Accessory Dwelling Unit ordinance. Following … Read moreContinue reading
The tiny house movement in Colorado is booming. Despite limited legal parking opportunities for tiny homes on wheels. But that is changing in a big way, thanks to community developers and local advocates. Their efforts have been aided by all the positive press about the last few years’ exuberant festivals, from the first Tiny House … Read moreContinue reading
Oregon is often thought of as a tiny house haven. While it’s true that it is home to countless tiny dwellers, a growing number of tiny home communities and numerous builders, Oregon is far from legally tiny house friendly. And most unfortunately, the state is currently caught up in a tremendous conflict between a couple … Read moreContinue reading