Law School Student Builds Own Tiny Home

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Interior Shot“Twenty-seven-year-old Sonoma County resident Joel Fleck is, in many ways, a typical law school student. That, however, is where ‘typical’ ends: Fleck’s living space is roughly the size of a one-car garage. This isn’t a dorm room or even a small apartment. This tiny wood-framed house, 18 by 7½ feet and sitting right next to his parents’ house in rural Sebastopol, is on wheels…”

Check out the article on Joel at to see his setup.

4 Responses to Law School Student Builds Own Tiny Home

  1. alaskafaught says:

    I love the tiny village idea. Very practical. One thing I would note about the statement by the author of the article concerning property taxes is while RVs don’t pay them, RV parks do. So obviously there would need to be like a homeowners’ assoc. to pay the expenses of the property, common spaces, and yes property taxes.

    • Anonymous says:

      Actually if it is legal to drive down the road/road worthy, you can apply for a Lic. Plate and most states will except that as property tax. Been there! ☺M

  2. Anonymous says:

    Can anyone give me the material list for the cable ladder he made?? I am building my 21yr old a small house in a 2 lofted barn style shed and this would be the ideal ladder for him! ~Thank You!~ ☺M

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