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5 barriers to the tiny house movement

For now, the tiny house movement is a tiny niche but in this economy, we've seen a growing number of Americans choosing to scale down. Ryan Mitchell from the Tiny Life lists the Top 5 Biggest Barriers To The Tiny House Movement. Here's an excerpt:

Land

One of the largest hurdles for people wanting to live in a Tiny House is access to land. Land is expensive, in growing short supply and people want a balance of having land and being close to city or town centers where they can access services, entertainment and employment. These things are often in conflict with each other. The closer to the city center, the smaller and more expensive the lots. To have a Tiny House, you don’t need much land for the actual house, but you do need enough to be able to obscure the house from prying eyes in order to fly under the radar of code enforcement and curmudgeons.

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