05/06 NJ lawmaker sees tiny houses as solution to affordable housing

NJ Senator Ray Lesniak

NJ Senator Ray Lesniak

Will the so-called “tiny house” trend come to New Jersey? One state lawmaker says it is an idea whose time has come.

These structures are a minimalist’s dream: 500 square feet or less. They are obviously much cheaper to heat and air condition and furnish. They can be constructed on a much smaller lot, adding to the cost savings.

State Sen. Raymond Lesniak, D-Union, says he’ll sponsor legislation to seek federal or private funding to build tiny houses in New Jersey.

Read More: http://nj1015.com/nj-lawmaker-sees-tiny-houses-as-solution-to-affordable-housing/

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