18 October 2017

Tiny Advocacy Network News

October 18th 2017

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The Ojai City Councilwill meet TONIGHT!

After a long wait period, tiny house enthsuiasts have a rare opportunity to voice their thoughts on the legalization of tiny houses in Ojai. If you're in the wider area, you don't want to miss this chance to show your support! 

WHEN: Wed., Oct. 18th at 6pm
WHERE: 401 S. Ventura Street, City Hall


Are you in the Antelope Valley area?

Check out the newly formed Antelope Valley Tiny Home Coalition -  an informational and support group for Tiny Lifers, Tiny Home Advocates, and Tiny Home Enthusiasts.

The Antelope Valley Tiny House Coalition recently had their launch party and are planning more to come.

The Antelope Valley Tiny House Coalition recently had their launch party and are planning more to come.


Help bring housing to low income
individuals in Sonoma County. 

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The Tiny Houses for Humanity Campaign is a grassroots effort led by Jay Schafer and River King to start a program allowing low income individuals and families access to housing using tiny houses. They are accepting donations in exchange for autographed copies of Jay's DIY Book of Backyard Sheds and Tiny Houses and The Small House Book, along with other fun items. 


Join the call - help to create a state-wide strategy!

Join tiny house enthusiasts and housing advocates from across the State of California to share updates and learn what's working. It's time that we create a strategy for approaching the State of California on legislative options for legal placement for tiny homes.

Call from the comfort of your home.

 
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SUNDAY OCTOBER 29th
5:00 pm  - 6:00 pm
Call 515 739 1411
Access code 742590


We have some time to build support for legalizing Movable Tiny Houses as ADUs on Los Angeles! 

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The City of Los Angeles is sitting on their draft ADU ordinance   until they can pass a few other items including their Air BNB ordinance. If you recall, this past spring the Planning and Land Use Commission motioned to include language for movable tiny houses in the final ADU ordinance. We can use this time to voice our support for increased options for movable tiny houses within Los Angeles. 

Continue the momentum of legalizing tiny houses in LA - Take 10 minutes to write to city council in support of the ADU ordinance and for including language for movable tiny houses now!

Here's a SAMPLE EMAIL & CONTACT INFORMATION


Upcoming Events...

Legally Living Tiny @ Patagonia in Pasadena

Thursday
September 19th  
7:00 pm


Living tiny might be more complicated than you anticipated. With zoning, state regulations, local building inspections, and national codes, there's a lot to consider when trying to legally live full time in any home. You'll learn the different legal definitions of different housing options, where you can park each option, and what codes are relevant. This workshop will have a focus on Los Angeles & California with some examples the City of Pasadena. Led by LATCH Collective co-founder Teresa Baker.

 
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Have something to share?

Use this network to share your events, important dates, or announcements with tiny house advocates across the State of California. Email tinyadvocacynetwork@gmail.com 

Teresa Baker