Construction Dive: Thinking small: How tiny homes are being used to address housing affordability, supply concerns

Construction Dive: Thinking small: How tiny homes are being used to address housing affordability, supply concerns
April 25, 2017 Peter

Call it a revolution, call it a solution. Tiny homes have emerged over the past few years from two decidedly different motivations: as a lifestyle choice by folks hoping to live within a smaller footprint and as a short- or long-term solution for those facing homelessness or otherwise finding it difficult to afford housing. Along the way, tiny houses, whether one-off or in village-like clusters, face a bevy of obstacles from zoning rules to NIMBYism. But there’s no denying that tiny homes have developed niche applications as U.S. cities struggle to meet the housing needs of growing populations.

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