October 7, 2019, 1pm PDT
Advocates argue the array of small dwelling options provide much-needed affordable housing. But, living in these units, many of which are extremely small, isn't the alternative many people would choose.
August 27, 2019, 8am PDT
Mayor LaToya Cantrell wants the planning department to explore and offer up suggestions for ways the city can address its affordable housing needs.
April 22, 2019, 9am PDT
People living in tiny homes drastically reduce their ecological footprints and make more sustainable lifestyle choices, research shows.
October 6, 2018, 5am PDT
Meant to serve chronically homeless people, the Licton Springs tiny house village has been controversial from the start. It's uncertain whether enough permanent housing exists to resettle all residents.
October 12, 2017, 6am PDT
A group of neighborhood activists are leading the charge against a planned development of tiny houses.
June 22, 2017, 12pm PDT
The Bay Area is home to a large homeless population, and San Jose is doing more to create resources for the homeless than other cities in the area.
June 17, 2017, 1pm PDT
Small square-footages might be in vogue, but would the occupants of tiny homes really pass up American-Dream spaciousness, given the chance?
August 12, 2016, 5am PDT
The satirical site The Onion took a break from a busy week lampooning the Olympics to sets its sights on the tiny house movement.
July 14, 2016, 8am PDT
Clocking in at less than 500 square feet, tiny houses are in greater and greater demand. They've been touted as a means to address affordability, inequality, homelessness, and environmental concerns. But regulatory issues are holding them back.
July 9, 2016, 1pm PDT
Vox publishes an article debunking tiny houses as the housing silver bullet some hope they will become.
March 30, 2016, 9am PDT
Seeking new approaches to a growing homelessness problem, Sacramento officials recently toured the "tent cities" of Seattle.
March 23, 2016, 1pm PDT
Tiny homes have captured new attention as a potential response to the homelessness and housing supply limitations gripping many U.S. cities. An AIA Chicago design competition recently called on architects to design new prototypes of the tiny home.
The Architect's Newspaper
February 26, 2016, 6am PST
The city of Los Angeles is putting an end to a crowdfunded, unpermitted program to build and deliver tiny homes to homeless people living on the streets of Los Angeles.
January 16, 2016, 5am PST
Maybe not so much, according to an article in the Globe and Mail.
January 14, 2016, 5am PST
Can the tiny house fetish evolve to address real sustainability and affordable housing challenges? Ben Brown says yes.
July 30, 2015, 1pm PDT
An Atlanta City Councilmember and local advocates are pushing for the city to join the ranks of cities that have allowed tiny houses as a solution to housing challenges.
July 11, 2015, 1pm PDT
Tiny Houses on trailers are available and buyers are ready to live small, but most zoning regulations don’t allow recreational vehicles as a permanent residence. Can zoning catch up to the tiny living trend?
May 13, 2014, 10am PDT
Cheap construction materials, crowdfunding, and volunteer construction crews have produced villages of tiny homes as a place for the homeless to find shelter in every corner of the United States. What does it take for such homes to work?
Reuters via Chicago Tribune
March 23, 2014, 7am PDT
Tiny houses aren’t just for eco-warriors. They can also be a means for homeless and mentally ill individuals to reenter mainstream society.