That’s right, “couple builds tiny home to live in their Portland backyard while they rent out their main house for income.”
Mike and Laura were recently featured in the Sustainable Business Oregon by the Portland Business Journal.
They’re a couple who have built a 160 square feet tiny house on a utility trailer to avoid zoning restrictions on tiny housing.
According to the article they use the micro home to supplement their income. But here’s the twist.
They’re moving into the tiny house and renting out there big house to live simply.
One Path to Freedom: Tiny House Living in your Backyard
All the Comforts of Home in 160 Sq. Ft.
Inside you’ll find a kitchen with full size range, sink, storage, and even a washer/dryer and full size refrigerator.
So you won’t miss any of the comforts of home. It’s all there, just in a smaller package.
Laura – Your Tiny House Design is Amazing!
If you’re interested in Laura’s tiny house design and plans let us know in the comments below. I honestly think she’s designed one of my favorite micro housing designs I’ve seen yet. (See more photos of the house here to see what I mean).
15 Minutes to Clean a Tiny Home
It’s said that most micro homes take only 10-15 minutes to clean completely. Can you imagine that?
$13 per Month Utility Bills
In addition, most utility related bills for homes 200 sq. ft. or less are in the $12-$23 per month range.
The Perfect House For Busy People?
And for busy people who spend a lot of time outside of home, it’s a great housing solution with incredible benefits.
Sets You Up for Better Future (Or Simple Retirement)
Especially financially so it’s a great way for someone to get ahead for a while until the time is right for them to upsize again later on if they wanted.
But they’re also a great option for anyone who might want to live very simply during their retirement years.
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