In recent years, news of people moving to tiny houses have circulated the media. From a family of 4 in a 196-square foot trailer house, to a single man living in a cozy 83-square foot cabin, these stories show it’s possible to live in smaller dwellings while reducing expenses.

The following is a visual guide, courtesy of,  which provides the historical background on the rise of the tiny homes movement.

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A Guide to Understanding the Tiny Homes Movement

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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