Link to November 29 AP article in the San Jose Mercury News, "Tiny house movement thrives amid real estate bust".
Excerpt: To save money or simplify their lives, a small but growing number of Americans are buying or building homes that could fit inside many people's living rooms, according to entrepreneurs in the small house industry.
Some put these wheeled homes in their backyards to use as offices, studios or extra bedrooms. Others use them as mobile vacation homes they can park in the woods. But the most intrepid of the tiny house owners live in them full-time, paring down their possessions and often living off the grid.
Resources mentioned in article:
Author Gregory Johnson is co-founder of the
Small House Society with Jay Shafer.