What was behind the idea of Tiny Home living?

From the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 to the global financial crisis, America embraced Tiny Home living as a way of providing affordable, sustainable housing to those who lost everything.

Today, American’s purchase Tiny Homes primarily as a means of affordable living. They provide hope to the less fortunate, and they are a viable option for those wanting to own a first home.

Now it's Australia’s turn to embrace Tiny Home living! The concept makes the 'Aussie' dream of owning a home a reality and bucks the trend of paying a large mortgage.

A Tiny Home doesn't have to function as a home. It can be built to suit many purposes such as a weekender, a granny flat / teenage retreat, or perhaps as accommodation for the tourist industry or a country work force.

The following are examples of Tiny Home living around the world: