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Recent Resources

Aug 27
Fireside Chat with The Tiny Life

Check out this video of my chat with Ryan of the Tiny Life, discussing all things Tiny House Living & Tiny House Communities! This is an informal sitdown chat where we hold a casual conversation touching on various aspects of the tiny house movement. I hope you find it useful.

Apr 19
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). […]

Sep 10
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…

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Add Your Community

Show off your community in the Choose Tiny directory.

People add their communities for a variety of reasons, such as:

Attract New Residents

Does your community need more residents & visitors? 

Attract INVESTORS

Need cash infusions to launch or expand your vision? 

Gauge interest

Are you in the brainstorming phase and want to see if people are interested in a community in your area?

Attract collaborators

Need to add team members to help build or grow your community?

Serve as a model

Show how it’s done to help future tiny house communities!

Show strength of movement

Some call tiny houses a fad. Adding your community lends legitimacy & numbers to the movement.

Get StartedDoes my community qualify?

Recent Featured Communities

Featured Tiny Home Community: Tiny House Block

Featured Tiny House Community: A Permaculture Farm

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.

FAQ: Adding A Community

IS YOUR COMMUNITY RIGHT FOR THE CHOOSE TINY DIRECTORY?

Not sure your place qualifies as a Choose Tiny Community? It probably does, but you can check out the guidelines below.

Any property that has or allows at least two houses. And at least one of those houses is a tiny house. 

This can be represented in many types of communities, such as:  

  • tiny-friendly RV parks, mobile-home parks & campgrounds
  • Places with ONLY tiny hosues
  • Backyard parking
  • Mixed housing
  • Etc

Any house under 400 sq ft, give or take. It can be on wheels or on foundation. It can be a school bus, van, shipping container, a cabin, etc. Even a treehouse!

Absolutely! Small houses, typically ranging from 400-1000 sq ft, are a great fit for people who can’t or don’t want a tiny house. 

So, it serves a segment of the population that wants the benefits of living tiny in a way that suits them better.

Be sure to select the “Small Houses” option for Types of Houses allowed, when creating your community.

FAQ: Adding A Community

Any property that has or allows at least two houses. And at least one of those houses is a tiny house. 

This can be represented in many types of communities, such as:  

  • tiny-friendly RV parks, mobile-home parks & campgrounds
  • Places with ONLY tiny hosues
  • Backyard parking
  • Mixed housing
  • Etc

Any house under 400 sq ft, give or take. It can be on wheels or on foundation. It can be a school bus, van, shipping container, a cabin, etc. Even a treehouse!

Absolutely! Small houses, typically ranging from 400-1000 sq ft, are a great fit for people who can’t or don’t want a tiny house. 

So, it serves a segment of the population that wants the benefits of living tiny in a way that suits them better.

Be sure to select the “Small Houses” option for Types of Houses allowed, when creating your community.