07/22 Tiny Homes: Inexpensive and Cute, but Livable?

Isabella Mori's tiny home in Vancouver

Isabella Mori’s tiny home in Vancouver

Four years ago Mori discovered tiny homes online and fell in love, saving up enough money from living in teardowns to order a custom designed and built tiny home for $39,000 — the cost of a down payment on some of the city’s cheaper condos.

Today she pays a little over 30 per cent of her $36,000 a year salary in RV park rent, insurance and utilities after taxes. That’s more than what the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation considers affordable, but Mori isn’t concerned about being priced or renovicted out of her new home.

Read more at http://www.thetyee.ca/News/2015/07/22/Tiny-Homes-Liveable/

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Elaine Walker