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EXPLORING THE TINY HOUSE MOVEMENT

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In 1950 the average single family home in the U.S. was just under 1,000 square feet. As families pursued the American Dream and moved from cities to suburbs, the size of their homes increased each decade. The current average size is now over 2,400 square feet. To many people, bigger means better. Bigger houses are often in better neighborhoods with better school systems, better access to parks and shopping centers, and a better quality of life. But it’s become clear to an ever-growing segment of the population that the American Dream looks different for each of us…

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