5 September 2017

Tiny Advocacy Network News

 

County supports tiny houses for the homeless!

On August 15th, 2017 The County of LA  Board of Supervisors approved funding allowing financial incentives to homeowners who build permanent foundation tiny houses (ADUs) in their backyards, if they are rented out to families who are currently homeless! 

Read more on this!

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 council members to let them know of our support for the inclusion of movable tiny houses as ADUs. Take a moment to write in today!
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Here’s a SAMPLE EMAIL & CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Next Tiny Advocacy Network Conference Call…

Join tiny house enthusiasts and housing advocates from across the State of California to share updates, learn what’s working, and discuss strategies for increasing the options for tiny houses as a viable option across the State

Best part is you don’t even have to leave your couch!

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 24th
7:30 pm  – 8:30 pm
Call 515 739 1411
Access code 742590

Upcoming Events…

American Home –
A tiny house enthusiast’s night out!!
THIS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 8th !

LATCH COLLECTIVE , LITTLE CANDLE PRODUCTIONS, AND THRIVE LA BRING YOU… A fun-packed evening with  music, drinks, 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.

 

LATCH CAMP
Griffith Park
September 17th

The LATCH Camp series invites you to develop an understanding of cooperatives as a business model so that we can effectively transition into a cooperatively owned organization! LATCH Camp allows us to get out of our urban rituals and spend some time in nature, allowing us to pause and learn something about ourselves and others.

RESERVE YOUR SPACE! 
 

What’s a Tiny House? – September 28th  
5:30 pm
 

Are converted vans tiny houses? What about ADUs or travel trailers? Join us at Patagonia in Pasadena for an introduction on the ins and outs of WHAT a tiny house is. 

Free – no registration required!

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. 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED with possibility of reduced registration!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.
 

Tiny House Block Party October 14th
 

Disabled Army Veteran Jason Williams and his wife Taylor are losing their subsidized apartment in November. He wants to convert an old school bus into a home on wheels, a Skoolie. Come out to Nomad Studios in Elysian Valley and help him finish that conversion in time! This is a fundraiser. 

MORE INFO HERE.
 

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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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 

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 

 

2 June 2017

Tiny Advocacy Network News

         June 2nd 

 

 

Join the call this Sunday!

Tiny house advocates across the State are connecting and sharing their current struggles, success stories, advice, and inspiration. Join us this Sunday at 7 pm and contribute to the growth of the California Tiny Advocacy Network!

Call 605 475 2875.  Access code 5398279. 

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. 

Support community organizers by attending these exciting events!

Be sure to come out for LATCH Collective’s Tiny House Film Series.  Screenings of four inspiring films showcasing conscious living and housing choices will take place throughout June. All screenings are by donation, with proceeds supporting film makers and raising money for a tiny house resource center in Los Angeles!
 

 Friday June 9th         
Legally Living Tiny (part 1) 
By Tiny House Expedition. Snacks and socializing!
Reserve your seat here !

      Wednesday June 14th     
Tiny: A Story about Living Small
 By Christopher Smith and Merete Mueller! Discuss the evolving landscape of the tiny house movement with Director Christopher Smith!
Reserve your seat here ! 

      Saturday June 24th        
Legally Living Tiny (part 2) 
By Tiny House Expedition. Tour a real tiny house, plus discuss the filmmakers adventures and new legal advances in the tiny house movement with Tiny House Expedition!
Reserve your seat here !

     Wednesday June 28th      
One Big Home
By Thomas Bena. Who wins in a Man vs. Mansion housing reality?  Come watch this brand new documentary!
Seat reservations coming soon. 

Congratulations to THRIVE LA on their new move into  Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator at the La Kretz Innovation Campus. If you’d like a tour of their new work space, email Eli Lipmen at eli@thrivela.org

 

        Thursday, June 15         

Join THRIVE LA & nonprofit partner, E Pluribus University, at their first ever fundraising event and watch the sunset, eat and drink, and support ThriveLA’s work!

 

Campaign closes July 14th

Campaign closes July 14th

Tiny Houses for Humanity 

Friends Jay Shafer and River Kingare in the middle of their  Tiny Houses For Humanity Fundraising Campaign to create a tiny house village in the Bay Area for those in need. Support the campaign – your donation is tax deductible.             

 

17 May 2017

Tiny Advocacy Network News

Join the call & make change!

The Tiny Advocacy Network is growing and growing. We’re starting to connect with tiny house enthusiasts and changemakers across from California to form a California Tiny Advocacy Network. 

On Sunday June 4th, 7 pm Pacific …
Join us in our first Statewide call as we discuss what’s going on in our neighborhood and share ideas for effective change making. 

 

 

What will we discuss?

  • Updates on Los Angeles’ effort to include Tiny Houses as Accessory Dwelling Units 
  • Interest from San Lois Obisbo on incorporating tiny houses into their general plan
  • Plans for a California Tiny House Festival
  • Our strategy to push for the adoption of the 2018 IRC tiny house appendix in California
  • And more! Share what’s going on in your area!

Call (605) 475 2875
Access code 5398279

Note – While this is a free conference call service, there may be a 1cent/minute charge for certain phone carriers. Note that this meeting will go on for an hour – about 60 cents.

 

 

Newcomers very welcome!

We hope that everyone interested will join us from the comfort of their home, regardless of their knowledge on the topic. The goal is to connect and learn! 

 

Have events or news you’d like to share?

We want to help you spread the word! Email tinyadvocacynetwork@gmail.com

26 April 2017

Tiny Advocacy Network News

 

#legalizetinyinLA !

How are your efforts in supporting Tiny Houses as Accessory Dwelling Units (backyard housing) going? Share your advocacy story on social media with #legalizetinyinLA !

Remember, there are many ways you can support legalizing tiny houses here in Los Angeles… here’s two ways to help out this week…

 

 

1. Call or email your Council member and their staff. Tell them you support Movable Tiny Houses in your neighborhood, and why. Click here for a handy sheet of contact information.

 

 

2. Measure your backyard. Help us collect data on the number of yards in LA that could potentially host a Movable Tiny House! Enter in your data here.

 

Have you seen LATCH Collective’s workshop series?

 

Empower yourself with the knowledge and skills required to build your own tiny house, and learn from other tiny house enthusiasts who’ve been where you are in your tiny house journey.

 

April 22nd – Building Tiny on a Budget. Though more affordable than your average home, tiny homes still require financial planning. Reserve your space

 

April 23rd – Build a bench seat. Learn how build your own bench seat, custom fit for your custom space! Reserve your space here.

 

 

 

A build project complete!

 

Congratulations to Makes a Village for completing their first Tiny Home! Set for delivery this week, the cute home has been a labor of love for volunteers and project leads involved.

Find out more about how this organization is serving those in need here.

 

 

Using New Codes & Language

Up in Oregon, tiny house builder and advocate Andrew Morrison has made a list of IRC code approval process by state, which shows that in in order to have the new tiny house appendix to the 2018 IRC adopted by our local municipalities, the State of California first needs to adopt the code.

Andrew Morrison also mentioned the need for us to shift the language we use in describing tiny homes, and we agree!  From the 4/18Tiny House Build newsletter … 4/18, Andrew says “…it’s important that we not call them “Tiny Houses on Wheels” anymore as that creates problems on the code side of things. It is very important that we start referring to them the way we have defined them in the code: ‘Movable Tiny Houses.’ The nuances of language and word choices are extremely important in the code world. The difference between “tiny house on wheels” and “movable tiny house” is enormous and could mean the difference between acceptance and refusal.”
 

 

ACTION NEEDED:
Write to your Local AND State representatives of the importance of having a tiny house code within the IRC as soon as possible.

 

ACTION NEEDED: Try calling them Movable Tiny Houses instead of Tiny Houses on Wheels.

 

 

Keep humble everyone, and enjoy the ride! 

 

27 March 2017

Tiny Advocacy Network News

As you may have heard, last week was a big week for local tiny house advocates here in Los Angeles!

Click here for a recap of what happened at City Hall.

With one victory down, we’ve got a few more to go, and we need to keep our momentum up! Our goal is to get a majority of council members in favor of the option to live in Movable Tiny Houses as Accessory Dwelling Units. To achieve this, we need your help!

If you want to see more options for legally living tiny in the Los Angeles Area, do at least one of the following…

1. Join in the conversation. This Thursday at 4  – 5 pm Pacific, we’ll be holding a California Tiny Advocacy Network conference call – please join in. We’re expanding our reach beyond LA! 
Call (605) 475 2875
Access code – 7850448

2. Call or email your Council member and their staff. Tell them you support Movable Tiny Houses in your neighborhood, and why. Click here for a handy sheet of contact information.

3. Tell your friends and family to support the ADU ordinance. The State of California now requires municipalities to allow Accessory Dwelling Units (backyard homes) in most residential areas, but some neighborhoods are still trying to stop them. This NIMBY (not-in-my-backyard) attitude will hurt creative ADU solutions like Movable Tiny Houses. Spread the love for ADUs and their huge potential for creating affordable housing AND support homeowners without dramatically changing the landscape of our neighborhoods.

4. Come out to the next hearing to make a public comment.
We’re not sure when this is going to council for a final vote, but if we know you’re interested, we will send you a VIP invite once we find out! You can also subscribe to the City’s Council File and get notices from them here.

5. Measure your backyard. Help us collect data on the number of yards in LA that could potentially host a Movable Tiny House! Enter in your data here.

FUN THINGS TO SEE AND DO! 

Did you hear? Tiny House Expedition has released Part 2 of Living Tiny Legally!
A screening of the film is in the works – stay tuned!

PICNIC TIME! Feel like connecting to other affordable housing advocates in person? Abundant Housing LA is having a picnic this Sunday! Find the event information here.

LATCH Collective has announced their April Workshop Series

  • April 8th – Team Build with Habitat for Humanity 
  • April 9th – Hands-On Electrical
  • April 15th – Reading Architectural Plans
  • April 22nd – Legally Living Tiny
  • April 23rd – Hands-on Tiny House Build
  • April 29th – Building on a Budget
  • April 30th – Build a Bench Seat

If you would like to share news items or tiny house related events with this network, email tinyadvocacynetwork@gmail.com 

 

 

THE TINY ADVOCACY NETWORK OF LA (TAN) IS FOCUSED ON ADVOCATING FOR IMPROVED LOCAL ZONING BYLAWS AND BUILDING CODES TO FOSTER HOUSING SOLUTIONS INCLUDING TINY HOUSES.

“UNITING IN OUR SHARED INTERESTS OF AFFORDABLE BY DESIGN, SUSTAINABLE AND MINIMALIST HOUSING, WE USE OUR SHARED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO ADVOCATE FOR INCREASED HOUSING OPTIONS, ALLOWING THE NEEDS OF THE TINY HOUSE COMMUNITY BE HEARD AND MET. WE AIM TO IMPROVE THE WIDER LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY’S UNDERSTANDING OF TINY HOMES AND THEIR PLACE AS A LEGITIMATE HOUSING SOLUTION.”

22 Mar 2017

Tiny Advocacy Network News

 

 

 What just happened at City Hall?

Tuesday afternoon was a big win for tiny house enthusiasts across Los Angeles and beyond. The Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) committee met today to discuss the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) ordinance. The room was packed full of people both in support and against ADUs. Over a dozen people took the time to trek to beautiful City Hall and comment in support of adding language for movable tiny houses in the ADU ordinance. Most everyone had never before made a public comment in City Hall, but together we worked up the courage, stepped up to the mic, and were heard.

And guess what?

Council member Huizar (CD14) voiced support for our movable tiny house comments and suggested that the legal office create language for movable tiny houses! And there was NO objections or further comments from any other council member on PLUM!! This was a highly anticipated moment, and a wonderful success.

 

 

What does this mean for legally living tiny in LA?

The City’s legal office will work with the City’s Planning Department  to draft language for movable tiny houses over the next few weeks. Soon (but we don’t yet know exactly when) the final ADU ordinance with the tiny house language will go to the entire City Council for a vote.

THIS IS WHERE WE NEED YOUR HELP!!

We are SO CLOSE to having a legal avenue for living tiny in Los Angeles. Even if you don’t live in the City of LA, or desire to live in the backyard, this will set precedent for an understanding of this housing option in the LA area and allow this opportunity to be utilized by other municipalities and possibly in a wider range of ways.

We NEED to do more outreach getting all council members on board. We’ve already caught word that while most council members are supportive of tiny houses as ADUs, there are some who are not. As far as we know, we need more than a majority of our council members to vote in support of this ordinance.

 

 

What can you do to help?

1. Email or call your Council member. 

Tell them you support Movable Tiny Houses in your neighborhood, and why. Click here for a handy sheet of contact information.

2. Email your council district’s planning and policy staff.

Tell them you support Movable Tiny Houses in your neighborhood, and why. Click here for a handy sheet of contact information.

3. Speak about Movable Tiny Houses to your neighborhood council.

Ask your neighborhood council to write a statement of impact showing support for tiny houses. If you want support with spreading the word about tiny houses to your neighborhood council, contact Tinyadvocacynetwork@gmail.com 

4. Tell your friends and family to support the ADU ordinance.

5. Come out to the next hearing to make a public comment.

We don’t yet know when this is scheduled, but email tinyadvocacynetwork@gmail.com if you’re interested in making a public comment but need a bit more information on how to do so.

 

The Tiny Advocacy Network of LA (TAN) is focused on advocating for improved local zoning bylaws and building codes to foster housing solutions including tiny houses.

“UNITING IN OUR SHARED INTERESTS OF AFFORDABLE BY DESIGN, SUSTAINABLE AND MINIMALIST HOUSING, WE USE OUR SHARED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO ADVOCATE FOR INCREASED HOUSING OPTIONS, ALLOWING THE NEEDS OF THE TINY HOUSE COMMUNITY BE HEARD AND MET. WE AIM TO IMPROVE THE WIDER LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY’S UNDERSTANDING OF TINY HOMES AND THEIR PLACE AS A LEGITIMATE HOUSING SOLUTION.”

 

18 Mar 2017

Tiny Advocacy Network News

Your voice is needed – speak up in support of Tiny Houses on March 21st! 

The City of LA’s Planning and Land Use Management (PLUM) committee will meet this  Tuesday March 21st to discuss the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) ordinance, and will be discussing the possibility of adding Movable Tiny Houses as accepted ADUs. You can see the agenda here – ADUs are item number 7 (council file here). 

COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION:
2:30 pm. ROOM 340, City Hall, 200 North Spring Street, LA. 

Please consider coming out and making a public comment in support of the ADU ordinance and in support of adding Movable Tiny Houses. Each person will get one minute to talk, and because we’d like to make the most of our comments, we will be meeting before the meeting to make a strategy. This meeting will replace our previously scheduled Tiny Advocacy Network meeting.

PRE-HEARING TINY ADVOCACY NETWORK MEETING

 

 12:30 pm Tuesday March 31st
@ Civic Park across from City Hall.  Specifically, at the pink tables and chairs between the restrooms and the play structure. 

PUBLIC COMMENT TIPS
1. Make sure you see the city clerk when you enter the hearing, and submit a public comment card. 
2. If you have any documents you’d like to submit to the PLUM committee to review, have about 10 copies prepared and submit them with your public comment card.
3. Start out by thanking City Council and expressing your support for the proposed ADU ordinance amendments. Follow by urging City Council to also include movable tiny Houses as ADUs. 
4. Decide on a specific benefit of Tiny Houses for the City that you’d like to promote … sustainability, increasing housing supply, easy infill, easy on the City’s budget, supporting homeowners, reducing homelessness, student, introduction to the housing market, etc…
5. Keep it interesting – don’t repeat the same points as others have already made.

The Tiny Advocacy Network of LA (TAN) is focused on advocating for improved local zoning bylaws and building codes to foster housing solutions including tiny houses.

“UNITING IN OUR SHARED INTERESTS OF AFFORDABLE BY DESIGN, SUSTAINABLE AND MINIMALIST HOUSING, WE USE OUR SHARED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO ADVOCATE FOR INCREASED HOUSING OPTIONS, ALLOWING THE NEEDS OF THE TINY HOUSE COMMUNITY BE HEARD AND MET. WE AIM TO IMPROVE THE WIDER LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY’S UNDERSTANDING OF TINY HOMES AND THEIR PLACE AS A LEGITIMATE HOUSING SOLUTION.”

24 Feb 2017

TINY ADVOCACY NETWORK NEWS

HUGE EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT
ImagineOpolis brings us… Tiny House in My Backyard! 

This creative demonstration event will help policymakers visualize the potential of tiny houses as backyard homes, and your presence will show support for this housing option!
Come tour backyard homes in South LA during our open house hours.

Join our Reception for snacks and inspiring, imaginative talks from LA MasCRSP Institute for Urban Ecovillages at L.A. Eco-VillageTHRIVE LAMakes a VillageLATCH CollectiveSolhaus Design, the American Tiny House Association, and more!

Open House Hours
Sunday March 5th 1 pm – 3 pm
Monday March 6th 10 am – 2 pm
 Reception
Sunday March 5th 3 pm – 4 pm

Event location is 3833 3rd Ave, Los Angeles. Parking is street parking and will be limited – consider carpooling or taking the Expo line!
Stay up-to-date with event details through the Facebook event here.
Please consider donating either $, time, or materials needed to make this event a smashing success!

AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEGALIZE TINY HOUSES in LA

Tiny house advocates have been working hard to legalize Movable Tiny Houses as Additional Dwelling Units. Contact to your elected official and tell them why you’d like to see Movable Tiny Houses allowed as backyard homes! We only have a short window to act on this amazing opportunity, so make your voice known!

TINY HOUSE PROJECTS POPPING UP ALL OVER CALIFORNIA!

Under the Step Up Housing Initiative passed unanimously at their recent meeting, Berkeley City Council approved 100 of micro-units to be installed on city-owned land and be offered as housing to the homeless! Read more here.
In Fresno, California, Habitat for Humanity is looking into developing tiny house subdivisions that meet zoning requirements! Imagine the momentum the tiny house movement could receive if supported by an internationally acclaimed organization such as Habitat for Humanity!

AN ELECTION IS COMING UP

Do you know how you’re voting on March 7th?
Abundant Housing LA is AGAINST Measure S, saying “There’s a whole host of reasons why Measure S is bad for LA; most importantly it’ll drive up rents, worsen traffic, and kill tons of jobs – you can read the full scoop here.

If you’d like to help spread their message – the invite stands: “Please join us as we go door-to-door and spread the word to vote No On S. Everyone will meet and then we’ll head out to get the word out. And after we’re done, free lunch.”

Move LA supports measure H, saying “Measure H would provide $355 million annually for 10 years to fund a coordinated countywide approach to providing homeless services ranging from mental health counseling and job training to treatment for addiction, expanded outreach, rapid re-housing, help with rent over the short-term, more affordable housing, and improved case management. Services would be offered beginning in July of this year!” You can pledge to vote for Measure H HERE!

TINY HOUSE EVENTS COMING UP NEAR YOU

Friday February 24th – Last day of the FREE online Tiny House Summit featuring over 40 amazing, inspiring, informative speakers, all from the comfort of your home! Sign up here.
February 25th – Needs-based design workshop with Isabelle Larue – Reserve your space here.
March 3rd  – 5th Diane Leafe Christian in Los Angeles, with workshops on ecovillages, intentional communities, and more. Learn more here.
March 4th  – Living Tiny Legally workshop with Tessa Baker. Reserve your space here.
March 5th  and 6th  – Open house hours – Tiny House in My Backyard. Find out details here.
March 5th – Tiny House in My Backyard reception. Register here.
March 11th – Designing your Floorplan workshop with Kim Falaniko. Reserve your space up here.

The Tiny Advocacy Network of LA (TAN) is focused on advocating for improved local zoning bylaws and building codes to foster housing solutions including tiny houses.

“UNITING IN OUR SHARED INTERESTS OF AFFORDABLE BY DESIGN, SUSTAINABLE AND MINIMALIST HOUSING, WE USE OUR SHARED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO ADVOCATE FOR INCREASED HOUSING OPTIONS, ALLOWING THE NEEDS OF THE TINY HOUSE COMMUNITY BE HEARD AND MET. WE AIM TO IMPROVE THE WIDER LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY’S UNDERSTANDING OF TINY HOMES AND THEIR PLACE AS A LEGITIMATE HOUSING SOLUTION.”