Month: November 2016

National board being formed to push for legalization of tiny homes

A national board is in the process of being formed to push for the legalization of tiny homes in Canada.   I’m very honoured to have been asked to be part of this board from its early days. It is going to take a lot of hard work and a network of dedicated individuals to push for change on a national and provincial level.  We are still looking for individuals from across Canada to make up this new group.  Are you a known mover-and-shaker in your part of the country when it comes to tiny homes? Do you mind...

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Yahoo! Finance: Living small: Canada’s tiny house movement is anything but

Just 50 kms outside of Toronto live Mark Su and his girlfriend in a fully self-contained 310 square foot home that set him back a mere $30,000. The environmental consultant didn’t pay a dime for labour as he built his tiny house solo, an expense that saved him in the neighbourhood of $30,000.  Their cozy house-on-wheels sits on a plot of land that the couple rents from a trailer park in Stouffville. Rent, water and other utilities cost them less than $400 a month. “One of big reasons I did this is because I didn’t want to be tied down...

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