GOOD NEWS - We have a lot available in October!
The mission of the American Tiny House Association is to promote tiny house as a viable, formally acceptable dwelling option for a wide variety of people. The goal is to support tiny house enthusiasts who are seeking creative and affordable housing as a part of a more sustainable and self-reliant lifestyle. www.americantinyhouseassociation.org
The Tiny Home Industry Association (THIA) primarily focuses on the tiny home building and safety standards, as well as promoting best practices to benefit the industry, consumers and municipalities to support acceptance as permissible and permanent housing. www.tinyhouseindustryassociation.org
Alexis Stephens and Christian Parsons, documentary filmmakers, educators and advocates on an extraordinary "Journey with a Purpose" with their DIY home on wheels. As so-founders of Tiny House Expedition, they seek to inspire others to redefine home and rethink housing through thought-provoking storytelling, resource sharing, and educational events. They have the world's most traveled tiny house on wheels, www.tinyhouseexpedition.com
Join Ethan Waldman each week as he interviews tiny house luminaries and every day tiny house dwellers. Each week you'll hear about various topics in a podcast that's not only entertaining but educational. www.thetinyhouse.net
Join Marek and Ko Bush talk about their journey to financial freedom, tiny home ownership and tiny home living on their YouTube channel Living Tiny with the Bushes at https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=living+tiny+with+the+bushes
From the folks that bring you Tiny House Expedition, Living Tiny Legally explores the potential benefits tiny houses can bring to a community, the legal obstacles and how these are being overcome in a growing number of cities in model building codes. This educational documentary series provides an in-depth, inside look into how policy makers from all over the country, with grassroots supporters, are making legal tiny housing and legal tiny house communities, a reality.. www.tinyhouseexpedition.com
The SearchTinyHomeVillages website focuses on communities to solve the biggest hurdle facing the tiny house movement - Where to park it? It offers an extensive database coupled with a powerful search engine that allows people to find their ideal Tiny House community. www.searchtinyhousevillages.com
Are you interested in building your own tiny house? Maybe you’re not sure if you want to, or maybe you want to buy a shell and finish it yourself? These resources will help you ask the right questions and learn more about the whole process.
Are you interested in living tiny, but want to know more about what the day-to-day experience is like? You can learn more about it through these books, videos, and TV shows.
Are you interested in learning more about the process of implementing codes that make living tiny legal? Check out the videos and book below for information on how other cities are addressing it, and how you can research the ordinances in your own city.
These podcasts have a little bit of everything, including lifestyle and building advice! They’re all on hiatus, but the previous episodes are still available for listening.
If you’re interested in guided learning, workshops provide a great learning experience! Research the contents of each workshop before signing up to make sure it will cover what you expect to learn. Some are hands-on, some are lecture-only.
Groups on the internet are a wealth of information. Check out the posts in the group, and use the search feature to find past conversations related to what you’d like to learn more about!
One of the best ways of learning what your preferences for tiny homes is to step inside a lot of them. The quickest opportunity to do so is to visit a tiny house festival. They feature many varieties of tiny homes on trailers, and also sometimes include RVs, buses, and other small dwellings.
If you need insurance to cover your tiny home, these businesses have covered them in the past. You’ll need to provide them information about your tiny house so they can determine if their insurance product is a good fit.
Are you looking for a builder to construct all or part of your tiny house? Here are a few builders and suppliers whose work is impressive! Please do your research, and get referrals from past customers before agreeing to any work!
· American Tiny House (Longview, TX)
· Decathlon Tiny Homes (Sachse, TX)
· Indigo River Tiny Homes (Garland, TX)
· Little Tiny Homes of Texas (Conroe, TX)
· Minimaliste Houses (Quebec, Canada)
· New Frontier Tiny Homes (Nashville, TN)
· Rewild Homes (Vancouver Island, Canada)
· Shelterwise (Portland, OR)
· Small Dwelling Company (Weatherford, TX)
· Volstrukt (steel framing)
· Wind River Tiny Homes (Chattanooga, TN)