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This is a granny flat tiny house on a foundation in Australia. It’s called the Smithfield and it’s designed by 5 Star Granny Flats and built by 5 Star Builders.

It’s one of their 1-bedroom designs, but they also offer 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom, and even completely custom designs. What do you think of it?

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Granny flat cottage on a foundation in Australia… The perfect legal tiny home?

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The answer is, not really! The truth is that tiny houses on wheels and RV’s parked on residential properties are simply being tolerated while parked on residential property in Portland, Oregon for the time being.

In other words, they’re de-prioritizing code enforcement in these cases because changing the law is complicated (so this is a temporary solution for tiny dwellers in Portland). Please learn more, see what you may be able to do to help, and spread the word below. Thanks!

Will Other Cities Do The Same Thing and ‘Tolerate Tiny’?

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Do you want to live in a tiny house but are worried about where to put it?

You’re not alone! It’s one of the most common obstacles for tiny living, “where can I park it legally?!”

In this video, Mat and Danielle from Exploring Alternatives give you 5 helpful tips to help you figure out where and how to legally park a tiny house.

VIDEO: Where to Park a Tiny House? 5 Useful Tips!

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We at Tiny House Talk show you a lot of examples of where you can purchase a tiny house, how you can build your own, and what your tiny house could look like — But what about living tiny legally once you get your dream home?

We’ve discussed that to some extent here and here, but Tiny House Expedition has started a three-part “docu-series” on the subject and you can watch part one right here.

If you like it and want to get involved, you can consider donating to help out with parts two and three and help tiny homes become legal everywhere.

Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below!

Living Tiny Legally: Three Part Docu-Series

Living Tiny Legally

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