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Exploring Co-Housing Developments in Iowa City

by Andy Douglas Years ago I lived in a housing cooperative in Austin, Texas, a bright yellow rambling Victorian house. The students, musicians and working people living there understood that community was both a human need and a joy. The diversity of the group made for interesting conversations. On the other hand, it wasn’t for… Continue reading Exploring Co-Housing Developments in Iowa City

Minimum Size Home Building Standards and Laws – The Legalization of Smaller Living

Effective Living > Housing > Small House Society Summary. As more people pursue simplicity and minimalism, the demand for smaller living spaces is on the rise. The shrinking and convergence of technology make it possible to live comfortably and abundantly in smaller spaces. The Movement. Jay Shafer is amassing a grass-roots campaign of thousands of… Continue reading Minimum Size Home Building Standards and Laws – The Legalization of Smaller Living