Certainly we are not the first ones to come upon the Tiny House Movement or have ideas of building our own houses. Around Cleveland there have already been people trying to make it happen and many of them are well on there way. Some noteworthy projects are below. If we missed anybody, let us know; we are all on different paths, but ultimately have the same goal!
The Greater Cleveland Tiny House Enthusiasts
This Meetup Group formed last year to connect other to what is happening around Cleveland. A great resource for local projects and meeting other people interested. Meetup description:
Want to further educate yourself on tiny houses? Thinking about making one of these yourself? Do you want to reduce waste and positively impact the environment? Want to learn how to implement sustainable living practices into your every day routine? Looking to simplify your life? Well this is the place for you to be. Join fellow Tiny House Enthusiasts in the Greater Cleveland Area, to share ideas, resources, and more… Discuss building plans, share creative ideas, and learn about sustainable living. Get hands on experience by helping others build their (tiny) dream home or auxiliary dwelling unit.
The Tiny Things in Life, Non-Profit Orgnaization
The Tiny Things in Life was founded in November, 2014 with a mission to reduce waste, optimize space, and leave the world a better place. Their focus is on improving the health of individuals and communities by bringing sustainable, affordable living to the forefront of home design and urban planning.
Cleveland Tiny Homes Project
The Cleveland Tiny Homes project seeks to attract 8 to 12 tiny homes on trailers to foster a community of tiny homes on the City’s near west side. The project is in the pre-development stage and is supported by a partnership between Cleveland City Councilman Brian Cummins (Ward 14), Greater Cleveland Tiny House Enthusiasts with technical assistance being provided by the Stockyard, Clark Fulton & Brooklyn Centre Community Development Office. The project recognizes the desire of tiny home owners interest in building homes that are mobile – built on trailers. The project is being developed to accommodate tiny homes in the range of 220 to 350 square feet with shared landscaping, privacy areas and other common space. If you have or are planning to build a tiny home and want to learn more about the Cleveland Tiny Homes project and potential sites being considered, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, 216-664-4238.