Maryland Tiny Home News

Maryland Tiny Home News

Tiny houses, huge opportunity: Baltimore’s Civic Works trains young adults in construction Sept. 10th, 2019

This tiny house is the latest addition to the nonprofit’s “Tiny Homes” program — a workforce development and job training initiative designed to inspire city residents and businesses to become more energy-efficient and to teach young adults in Baltimore between the ages of 18 and 24 construction skills, green technology and how to build sustainable, affordable housing.

Article Source The Baltimore Sun

Tiny Homes, Detached Apartments Approved For Zoning In Montgomery County July 24th, 2019

Tiny houses and attached apartments will now be part of Montgomery County’s residential zoning code despite pushback from residents and a petition that opposed the changes.

Article SourceWAMU

MocCo residents to protest County Council ADU vote Tuesday July 22th, 2019

Council members, led by Hans Riemer, plan to introduce another zoning scheme that will allow duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, boarding houses, and even assembly of single-family home lots into stack-and-pack apartment complexes, in currently single-family home neighborhoods.

Article Source Rockville Nights

Tiny House Plan Sparks Debate in Montgomery County July 19th, 2019

A bill introduced in Montgomery County would ease restrictions on tiny houses and other small structures. Proponents say it will help create more affordable housing. Opponents say it will change the character of neighborhoods. “I mean, I’d move to a trailer park if that’s what I wanted,” one woman said.

Article Source 4 Washington News

Council Finalizes Details of Accessory Apartments Proposal  July 9th, 2019

After six months of work, the Montgomery County Council finalized a proposal Tuesday that would allow accessory dwelling units (ADUs), also known as in-law apartments, in three additional residential zones of the county, and scheduled a final vote for July 23.

Article Source Bethesda Magazine

Couple who want to bring tiny home to Annapolis to be featured on A&E show April 10, 2019

The same day a couple received a 60-day notice to leave their Annapolis home they also received a phone call from the producers of the television show, Tiny House Nation.

Article Source Capital Gazette

Video: Youth program building tiny houses in Baltimore June 23th, 2019

New home construction in Baltimore City will soon look a tiny bit different. Civic Works is teaching young people how to build homes one tiny house at a time.