Tiny homes are now being used as an alternative to traditional housing. These tiny houses allow people to be more independent and live in smaller spaces. This new type of housing allows people to be less dependent on large companies and corporations.
Tiny homes are becoming more popular as people want to get away from big cities. Communities are being formed around tiny houses. People who want to start a tiny house community should consider where they want to be located. Location is very important when establishing a community.
Find a Suitable Location
Finding the right space for a new community would depend on the type of homes that are being built. There are different types of tiny houses, but there are also modular homes. These could be in the form of RVs or homes on foundations. We might want to know about the type and size of the homes that would eventually join together to make up the community.
Rules and regulations are necessary when communities start to grow. A group of people who share common interests will need to come up with some rules and regulations to ensure everyone gets along together. However, the rules and regulations must be agreed upon by all members of the community. If a group of people decide to build their houses at the same time, then the set of rules and regulations will be decided collectively by the whole group.
Install the Requisite Utilities
A tiny house community requires installing utilities such as a power source, a sewer system, and possibly even a water supply. Before building your tiny house community, you should first contact an electrician to ensure there isn’t any gas line or power line buried nearby. You should also check with your local utility company to see if there are any restrictions on installing electrical wiring near your property. Also, be careful while using tools such as drills and saws or working around high voltage wires.
Internet access has become a necessity. People need to stay connected while social distancing. Many places do not have enough cell towers to provide reliable internet access. This makes living in remote areas difficult.
Most people who want to live in a tiny house do so because they enjoy living simply. They love being self-sufficient. However, some of them might also be interested in trying out something more challenging, such as living in an extremely remote location. For those people, having internet and cell phones could be very useful tools for staying connected.
Gather a Community of Interested Individuals
A group of people who share common interests can form a tiny house community. This type of community is often used by people who are homeless. People who are interested in starting such communities should consider going the non-profit route. Nonprofits are more likely to be funded than other types of organizations.
There are many ways to donate money, materials or labor to help people with affordable housing. A nonprofit corporation can be beneficial, as companies receive substantial tax benefits for donations. Donors should also investigate whether they qualify for grants.
Mark is a contributor and author at FindTinyHouse.com. He loves exploring tiny houses and sharing his experiences and ideas. Mark lives in a tiny house himself and enjoys inspiring people to live simply.