I have been talking with Habitat for Humanity Canada about a donation of a tiny home, and I was struck by a comment made by one of their Directors. He said, “I had a great discussion with our CEO and he was supportive of focusing on what we at Habitat can learn from the Tiny Town concept and movement.”

I had not thought of the Tiny Town concept as a movement before this, but when I thought about it, I realized that this is exactly what it is. The online dictionary defines a Movement in this way “a group of people working together to advance their shared political, social, or artistic ideas”.

This is our shared idea: to make a network of Tiny Towns that will allow homeowners to legally live in their tiny homes, in the location of their choice, just as they can in any other type of housing. These Tiny Towns will use the latest innovations so that they will be as environmentally friendly as possible and will result in a truly affordable housing option for singles, couples and young families.

So join the movement by joining the association, signing our petition and sharing our website. Like us and follow us on your social platforms. Tell people that you know that are interested in tiny homes to do the same. For tiny homes to become more than just a passing fad, they will need a place to exist. With your support, the Tiny Town Association can make that happen.