A Three Part Docu-Series

An Educational Resource for Tiny House Advocates and Policy Makers


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This is YOUR guide for making legal, full-time tiny house living a reality in YOUR community!

Thanks for this! We’re currently looking at micro housing on a city owned lot in Victoria BC but only with a temporary use permit. I’m inspired by other mayors and councils that have changed ordinances to make tiny homes a right within zoning. Great to see this leadership.
— Mayor of Victoria, BC, Lisa Helps
 

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  • Advocacy + Education

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Living Tiny Legally explores the potential benefits tiny housing can bring to a community, the legal obstacles and how these are being overcome in a growing number of cities and in model building codes.

This educational documentary series provides an in-depth, inside look into how a handful of cities from all over the country are making legal tiny housing and legal tiny house communities, a reality.


This is truly a passion project. It is our belief that legal acceptance is necessary to give more people the opportunity to live tiny, safely and without fear of eviction. This is crucial not just for the future of the tiny house movement, but for the future of housing in America.
The current housing market is sorely lacking in quality, attainable housing options.
A better understanding of how to make this happen and the value tiny housing can bring a community, help both advocates and policy makers find a path forward. We make these films to inspire positive change, empower others into action and amplify the efforts of the many dedicated advocates that we document.


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A growing number of Americans want to live in a tiny house. But few can do so, legally...

Tiny house living offers a lifestyle rich with freedom, but tiny house parking options are limited and have an insecure legal status.

Most cities don't know how to treat tiny houses or where to put them and few definitions exist. The main obstacles for legal tiny housing living across the US are zoning and building standards. 

Progress!

A growing number cities from around the country recognized the benefits of tiny housing. These forward-thinking officials are taking on the tiny house challenge by exploring how this unconventional kind of housing can best fit in their communities and meet the needs of all their constituents.

This series provides an illustrative resource for those seeking to bring tiny housing to their city but don't know where to start. 

Living Tiny Legally demystifies both the local planning & zoning regulation process and building compliance process by providing an inside look into the steps the go into creating new zoning ordinances and building codes, and they must work together to create legal housing placement, or tiny house parking.

Planning Director Don Griffin

Planning Director Don Griffin

Rockledge, Fl, creates model zoning for tiny house pocket neighborhoods

Rockledge, Fl, creates model zoning for tiny house pocket neighborhoods

Plus, learn about alternative approaches to tiny house parking and planned tiny house communities across the country. This includes a look at the legal development of micro and tiny house communities for the unhoused.

Construction Careers Academy in San Antonio, TX: an educational program forges path to traditional building code acceptance for tiny houses

Construction Careers Academy in San Antonio, TX: an educational program forges path to traditional building code acceptance for tiny houses

Living Tiny Legally, Part 1 & 2 is available on YouTube as an easily shareable resource for tiny house advocates AND policy makers!

Now In-Production: LTL Shorts:

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