“The “tiny house’ movement is catching on in communities around the country, including Seattle, New York and even Madison, Wisconsin. And now Brainerd is moving in that direction as well.
The Brainerd City Council on Monday approved the idea of allowing very small houses to be built on some small vacant lots in the city, the Brainerd Dispatch reports. The council asked for some changes in the proposed ordinance, and it will consider final approval of the measure next month.
Tiny houses – typically 400 square feet or less – are being promoted as a way to provide less expensive and more energy-efficient housing. The smallest of the tiny houses are often built on trailers, so they can be easily moved from one location to another.…”
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