Tiny Homes (aka Accessory Dwelling Units) are becoming more and more popular among those looking to downsize and those looking to say farewell to the idea of a 30 year mortgage.
Typically homes under 400 square feet are considered "tiny" and are required to be on a foundation to be considered an ADU. Tiny Homes on foundations fall under the same building codes as single family homes. The Minnesota Building Codes regulate and define a Dwelling as "A single unit providing complete independent living facilities for one or more persons, including permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking and sanitation."
Thinking of pursuing the Tiny Home dream? What should you do first? Here's a good place to start: