Category Archive for: ‘Legality and Insurance’

  • tiny house in Portland Oregon

    Dear PAD: How can I feel safe in an “illegal” house?


    People ask us all sorts of questions about houses and home, and sometimes there are no easy answers. Sometimes all we can do is share a story, a perspective, or a bit of advice. So when people ask us something we find particularly thought-provoking, we’re […]

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  • First Design For Others

    How Do You Legally Move A Tiny House?


    How do you make sure your tiny house is “road legal”, and that you have the approval you need to haul it down the street or across the country? We’ve been getting a lot of questions about the “wide” trailers from Iron Eagle – the […]

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  • Window Elf

    Real Insurance for Tiny Houses on Wheels!


    INSURANCE UPDATE! A few months ago, I wrote this post about insurance for tiny houses on wheels, but I want to add some additional information and perspective. It’s December now, the season of keeping the home fires burning – often in the form of tiny […]

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  • Tammy 5

    Workshop Follow up–Codes and Tiny Houses


    WHAT CODES APPLY TO A TINY HOUSE ON WHEELS? In our November 10, 2012 workshop, we walked through a couple of key distinctions in how city/county codes apply to little houses.  I wanted to recap our discussion with a few suggestions for would-be builders. CONSTRUCTION […]

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  • Rudy And Nola On Porch

    Tiny House Insurance Update


    Update to this Update! Check out our more recent post on Real Insurance for Tiny Houses on Wheels! The info below covers some good ground that will be useful for many, but do check out the newly emerging and more formal insurance policies for tiny […]

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