Featured Tiny House Community: A Family’s Backyard Village

Featured Tiny House Community: A Family’s Backyard Village

If you have ever perused Pinterest for tiny house inspiration, you have definitely seen the famous Tiny Tack House. Chris and Malissa Tack built it eight years ago, before “tiny house” was a well-known term. Back then, very few DIY resources were available. So Malissa decided to design their house herself. She is a highly skilled 3D artist and always up for a good challenge.

Top 3 Tiny House Communities for Horse Lovers

Top 3 Tiny House Communities for Horse Lovers

If you have ever perused Pinterest for tiny house inspiration, you have definitely seen the famous Tiny Tack House. Chris and Malissa Tack built it eight years ago, before “tiny house” was a well-known term. Back then, very few DIY resources were available. So Malissa decided to design their house herself. She is a highly skilled 3D artist and always up for a good challenge.

Living Tiny in Community Audio Lecture

Living Tiny in Community Audio Lecture

Living Tiny in Community Lecture Listen to find tiny house parking, with a focus on Tiny House Communities. Learn the different types of available communities, the pros & cons of each type, resources for finding or starting a community, and tools for working together. I regularly visit tiny house festivals as a speaker (before COVID-19). I recorded my lecture and subsequent Q&A when I visited a festival in Austin, TX. This audio is a great way to get a lot

Tiny House for Sale: $39,000

Tiny House for Sale: $39,000

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to SearchTinyHouseVillages.com!

Custom-built tiny home by a career and technology center in KY in 2018.

The home is 24 ft long with a 2 ft bump out on both ends, a queen DOWNSTAIRS murphy bed which doubles as a sofa, loft, 11′ tall shower with rain shower head, custom hardwood drawers and cabinets througout. Huge closet (or optional reading nook).

A lot of thought went into creating usable storage for this house. It is a truly livable tiny house.

Top 6 Tiny House Communities in Urban Areas

Top 6 Tiny House Communities in Urban Areas

(Plus 8 honorable mentions)
Not everyone can be a digital nomad. That’s why proximity to jobs is still necessary for many tiny home dwellers. And for those who thrive in fast-paced environments, country living is not their cup of tea. If you can relate, then you’ll be thrilled to learn of tiny house villages in urban areas. These typically boast of walkability to nearby amenities and short commutes.

This is only the beginning. As a growing number of cities update their outdated zoning laws, expect to see numerous new tiny home communities pop-up, within or just outside of small and midsize cities.

Top 3 Tiny House Communties with Dog Parks

Top 3 Tiny House Communties with Dog Parks

Curating a tiny home around the things most essential and dearest to your heart can include your furry companion. While downsizing pet owners may get rid of excessive toys and accessories, they would never say goodbye to their beloved dog, cat, or other animal pals. Interestingly, many new to the tiny house movement are often surprised by the number of tiny dwellers with pets.

Top 8 Questions about Creating a Tiny House Community

Top 8 Questions about Creating a Tiny House Community

Countless tiny house enthusiasts dream of creating their very own community. But for the brave few who pursue it, starting the process can be incredibly daunting. A common-sense place to start is a quick Google search.

But results on the topic typically include intimidating zoning obstacles, or misleading articles on “livable communities” that are actually mostly hotels or failed developer projects. Good news! If you found this site, then your research just got a whole lot easier with our ever-growing directory of tiny house communities of all kinds.

And this leads us to a couple of the most frequently asked questions for those looking to start a community…

11 Step Guide to Visiting your First Tiny House Community

11 Step Guide to Visiting your First Tiny House Community

Do you dream of living in a tiny house community? Researching options in our online database is a great place to start. But to truly find out if a particular village is a good fit for you, then you need to experience it firsthand. Time to schedule a visit!

If you’re like me, sometimes excitement can get in the way of clear judgment. So it’s important to thoroughly plan your trip to ensure you maximize your time there. After all, this is a huge decision, your potential future home that will likely involve a big relocation.

Use this helpful guide make the most of your tiny home community visit.

Do you and your friends want to start a community, but aren’t sure what to do next?

Do you and your friends want to start a  community, but aren’t sure what to do next?

Do you have a group of friends who fantasize about creating a community together? Or, maybe you’ve already made some headway with your group, but you’re spinning wheels or everyone has their own (different) vision of the community. Overwhelmed? Not sure what the next step is? Do you all feel like you’re herding cats?

Never fear. Use this tool among your group to determine who goals & property types align with each other.