Laws / News

New Tiny House Laws in San Jose California Passed
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

...laws banning long term parking of tiny houses in laneways, and there is nothing ‘green’ about always dragging a Tiny House behind a truck no matter how ‘eco-fri...

LEED Platinum home donated to Habitat for Humanity
LEED Certification

Student-built LEED home delivered to Habitat for Humanity

...laws prevent students from working on an actual construction site. Therefore, it had to be prefabricated at the school in a modular design that could be transpo...

Ontario's new building-codes for Legal Laneway Homes Toronto
Policy and Regulations

Ontario clarifies building-code for legal laneway homes in Toronto

...laws required laneway suites to be within 45 metres of a fire route, and 90 metres of a fire hydrant and the majority of laneways do not qualify as fire routes....

LEED Certification

OUR HOUSE: a community home building endeavour

...laws prevent students from being on a construction site, the house needed to be a modular design built in the school’s shop. And if you’re building one, well he...

Earth Day 50th Anniversary April 22 2020 - Ecohome
Climate Change

Earth Day 50th Anniversary is the 22 April 2020 - What's the History, and How can we all Help?

...laws that had been unthinkable in 1969 became unstoppable by the end of 1970 and were implemented in the following years. Those laws in the US included the Cl...