Need Your Help to Stop Tiny Houses from being Illegal!

I’m reposting the following announcement from Tiny House Talk. This is serious folks. Proposed HUD regulations could shut down the tiny house movement. The video is from a different source. See link below. Input from Tiny House professionals is especially … Continue reading →

Code-approved Strawbale Building Systems

“The current code approved method for straw bale construction that can resist wind and seismic forces is not shown in the International Residential Code, IRC or the International Building Code, IBC. However, it is shown as an appendix to some … Continue reading →

National Straw Bale Building Code is a Go

“Thankfully, we’ve never had to worry ourselves about local building codes, but there are many, many more folks who regularly struggle with codes when attempting to build a natural home in their area. And so the following news is very … Continue reading →

Fully LEGAL 252 Sq. Foot Tiny House in Massachusetts

“Derek “Deek” Diedricksen, HGTV/DIY Network host/designer, and host of “Tiny Yellow House”, heads out to Royalston, MA to hang with Chris Haynes. Chris’ house, a mere 252 square feet, is fully permitted, inspected, and legal- not to mention solar! Based … Continue reading →

Turtle Island Preserve VICTORY

“Friends, it has been just over a year since Watauga County’s attack on Turtle Island Preserve. With your help, and the help of NC Representatives Chuck McGrady, Jonathan Jordan and Senator Dan Soucek – Houve Bill 774 passed – just … Continue reading →