Simply Home: A tiny cohousing community grows in Portland

Simply Home Community

It appears that a tiny house boom is well underway, and along with it comes a smattering of emerging tiny house communities. Whether they are tiny or otherwise, it takes a lot of work to keep an intentional community together. Sometimes, despite the best of initial intentions, they can be waylaid by ideological differences, or poor governance. But when it does work, the rewards can be great: a sense of belonging, purpose and togetherness from being part of a community can give life much greater meaning.

Some time ago we visited The Lucky Penny, home to tiny house design consultant Lina Menard. She's part of Simply Home, a tiny house community that recently got off the ground in Portland, Oregon.

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