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The Hiatus is part of a new official subdivision for tiny homes in Oregon
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Bend tiny homes have to clear tall hurdles
An attempt to bring more and different kinds of housing to Bend is under construction, in the form of a tiny home cottage community in southeast Bend.
What was thought to be a fad in real estate in recent years doesn’t seem to be fading in popularity. In 2015 the tiny home movement caught the imagination of the producers of the popular TV series “Portlandia.” A skit by actors Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen poked fun at tiny homes. “Everything is thought out,” says Armisen’s character, showing off their own tiny house. “No waste of space anywhere.” They show a bathroom that doubles as the home office and a TV room that contains a bathtub. Humor aside, with an increasing scarcity of affordable housing in Bend, the tiny home movement seems to be gaining traction for those who want to live more efficiently on less.
Tiny homes, big movement
Did you love forts or playhouses when you were a child? There seems to be something magical about these diminutive dwellings and the fantasy they can bring, but you can carry this same intrigue into your adult living with the tiny home movement. You may have read about it or seen it on TV â people of all ages living in mini dwellings, around 200-square feet or less, built on trailer beds and filled with
Small Pleasures – 1859 Magazine
For a small space, tiny homes make a big statement. Advocates cite numerous benefits to building one, including less environmental impact and a smaller mortgage. Consequently, the homes have been gaining in national popularity, although many Oregon municipalities have yet to adjust zoning regulations to make room for them. Living small means living smart—we stepped inside two recent models to see what we could learn.
Move Over Tiny House, Tiny Tavern Brings The Fun
Fully loaded with games, taps, and barstools, the Tiny Tavern is a new spin for retail party setups that capitalizes on the surging tiny home movement.
Bend business proposes tiny-home project
Jesse Russell wants Bend to be a little more like the Bend where he grew up, where working people can afford their own homes. He and his business partner and longtime friend, Kit Blackwelder, in business together as Tongue & Groove Tiny Homes, are sizing up opportunities for a tiny-home development. Tiny homes, in this case structures of 200-400 square feet, are a trend espoused by some as an option for affordable housing. Russell met