tiny houses

Tour a Tiny Home at White Rock Market Next Weekend

By Valerie Jarvie / April 2, 2018 / 1 Comment

Got the tiny house bug? Who is not intrigued by the thought of simplifying housing to the Nth degree by pairing down living space to the minimum? Contemplate that at the White Rock Local Market, Saturday, April 7, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a gander at two tiny house models. Builder Indigo River […]

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Seth Fowler: Solutions to North Texas Affordable Housing Crisis

By Seth Fowler / September 5, 2017 / 10 Comments

In Part I we learned that there is a Housing Crisis in North Texas In Part II we learned that New Construction Not Helping Housing Crisis in North Texas In Part III we learned about the first-hand Struggles of Finding a Home in North Texas Now let’s talk about solutions to this crisis.  Notice I said “solutions” with […]

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For Dallas’ CitySquare, The Answer to Homelessness Is Homes

By Lifestylist® Suzanne Felber / September 9, 2016 / 5 Comments

At today’s unlocking of the Cottages at Hickory Crossing, Mayor Mike Rawlings stated that “The answer to homelessness is homes.” It’s such a simple-sounding statement that, in truth, could not be more complex. The Cottages at Hickory Crossing are being billed as “the first of its kind housing community,” and will provide 50 tiny homes […]

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Urban Design Expert Leads Panel on Tiny House, Alternative Housing Movements

By Leah Shafer / March 14, 2016 / 1 Comment
Nan Ellins

The “tiny house” movement, as well as eco-villages, co-housing, and pocket neighborhoods, are some of the responses to urban growth. People living in these alternative houses are returning to a simpler way of life. These all incorporate shared amenities and social spaces, encouraging human interaction in order to nourish a deep sense of community. There’s less […]

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BA Norrgard Lets BuzzFeed Staff Live in Her Tiny House For a Few Hours, The Results are Hilarious

By Joanna England / January 15, 2015 / 2 Comments

Have you ever tried to imagine what life would be like in a tiny house? Well, lifestyle repackaging expert, tiny home blogger, and Dallas native BA Norrgard offered a few BuzzFeed staffers the chance to live in her tiny house for a few hours. The results? Lots of laughs and a little introspection. Jump for […]

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Can Dallas Live Small?

By Joanna England / November 24, 2014 / 0 Comments

We’ve been following BA Norrgard and her quest to live small — tiny even! — in a hand-built home after divesting herself of her mortgage and working to help people simplify, simplify, simplify. And as much as I love her mission, I have to wonder if Norrgard’s work is ever going to pay off. Can […]

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