In November 2014, city council members in Walsenburg, Colorado, a crossroads community located 90 miles south of Colorado Springs, eliminated a longstanding zoning code prohibiting buildings smaller than 600 square feet. They wanted to make room for so-called tiny homes, the trendy structures that have become popular with everyone from millennials to baby boomers seeking simpler, less cluttered lifestyles.
Tiny House-friendly Suburb in Colorado
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Discussion: What do you think about this tiny house-friendly suburb in Colorado? Wouldn’t it be great to see more city and zoning leaders make decisions like this? I believe that slowly but surely, we’ll continue to see this happen in more places. What are your thoughts?
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