Big trouble in the Little Apple – Affordable Housing

MY problem is that I didn’t have a place to live. Most rental properties in Manhattan don’t fit my needs, are overpriced, or, more likely, both. I couldn’t afford a new house, nor did I want to lock myself into a 30 year mortgage on top of my $90k student loans. Just your typical millennial,…

Tiny House Progress Report – Trailer Prep

Prepping the trailer was quite the project. It took roughly two and a half weeks to complete, working intermittently around the weather and other responsibilities. I’m going to share what this process was like- the unique challenges we faced, how we overcame them, and suggestions for other tiny house builders. Trailers and tiny houses Choosing the…

Tiny house Progress Report: Planning Phase

At last, it’s time… The tiny house shows emphasize the building process, but 1) rarely do justice to the planning phase and 2) are typically very generic so as to be generalizable for tiny house planners in different communities. In this post, I want to share with you my experience of planning my tiny house…

It’s official- Brandon builds a tiny house!

Today I put a deposit on a trailer for my tiny house, making it the first significant expense I’ve made and one that I would have a hard time turning back on. In other words, “it’s on”. In this post, I want to share a little bit about what my goal for this project is,…