15 August 2017

Tiny Advocacy Network News

 

Tiny Houses as ADUs in LA

 Across California, municipalities are updating their Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) ordinances to be in compliance with new State Law. This allows for small homes to be built as accessory units to a primary dwelling in most all residential neighborhoods!

The County of LA is considering a program that would offer financial incentives to homeowners who build ADUs in their backyards, if they are rented out to families who are currently homeless.
This will be discussed TOMORROW – August 15, 2017  at the LA County Board of supervisors meeting. See the agenda here. All those interested should attend as public comments are allowed!

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2017, 9:30 A.M.
BOARD HEARING ROOM 381B KENNETH HAHN HALL OF ADMINISTRATION
500 WEST TEMPLE STREET LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90012

The City of LA is currently writing language for movable tiny houses (also known as tiny houses on wheels) to be included in their ADU ordinance. We can help this pass by contacting our elected officials to let them know of our support for the inclusion of movable tiny houses as ADUs.

Here’s a SAMPLE EMAIL & CONTACT INFORMATION

Upcoming Events…

One Big Home – Saturday, August 26th

Twelve years in the making, One Big Home follows one carpenter’s journey to understand the trend toward giant houses. When he feels complicit in wrecking the place he calls home, he takes off his tool belt and picks up a camera. Bumping up against angry homeowners and builders who look the other way, he works with his community and attempts to pass a new bylaw to limit house size. 

GET YOUR TICKETS HERE.

 

American Home – Theater production + Cocktail hour + Tiny House consulting! –  Friday, September 8th

LATCH COLLECTIVE BRINGS YOU… A fun-packed evening with live music, wine & beer, tapas, and tiny house experts! The main attraction of the evening is a theater production of the play, American Home. Following the play, you will have an opportunity to meet individuals EXPERIENCED in the areas of tiny house zoning, self-building, living tiny, and more!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS.

 

 

West Coast Communities Conference – September 29th – October 1st. 
 

The theme of the event is Thriving: Not Just Surviving. Fiscal Health in Community.  This is the perfect place to connect with others and potentially learn how to start an intentional community. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.
 

 

Have something to share?

Use this network to share your events, important dates, or announcements with tiny house advocates across the State of California. Email tinyadvocacynetwork@gmail.com 

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14 July 2017

Tiny Advocacy Network News

July 15

Join the call this Sunday!

 

It’s time for us to once again unite in our efforts to legalize movable tiny houses as accessory dwelling units! Join us this Sunday at 7:30 pm as Eli Lipmen leads us in a call to action. 

Call  (515) 739-1411  Access code 742590

Note – Some phone companies may charge 1 cent per minute. The call will be 1 hour, so the charge should be no more than 60 cents. You should not have to log into any website to access the call. Email us at tinyadvocacynetwork@gmail.com if you’re having difficulty connecting. 

 

Interested in tiny house villages?

 

Don’t miss out on this great event and the chance to connect with others and lay the foundation for community building efforts.  
Tickets required – reserve your space here. 

Did you hear?

The State of Idaho has accepted the Tiny House Appendix of the International Residential Code! Read more about this here.

We’d like to follow suit in California – be sure to join the conference call for more information!

Have something to share?

Use this network to share your events, important dates, or announcements with tiny house advocates across the State of California. Email tinyadvocacynetwork@gmail.com