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Tiny Houses (2016)

Business & Economic Development
Local Government

Tiny houses are increasing in popularity as a housing option across the country. This issue brief provides a general overview of the various legal obstacles sometimes faced by individuals who want to own and live in a tiny house in Colorado. It also provides several examples of local and state actions to address the planning needs for tiny houses.

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