San Juan Islands Legalize Tiny Housing and a Suburban Makeover

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San Juan Islands Legalize Tiny Housing and a Suburban Makeover

Green Builder Media's April 21, 2016 Vantage Enewsletter
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An inspiring project outside of Portland, Oregon, illustrates the potential for transforming suburban lawns into biodiverse sustainable landscapes.

With a burgeoning housing crisis in San Juan County the Building Advisory Council has created a tiny house subcommittee whose aim is to legalize the use of these spaces as longer term rentals.

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