“A lot of people in Vermont are going with the ‘under the radar’ approach for tiny houses,” the owner of one such home tells the Burlington Free Press. “You are basically at the mercy of your neighbors.”

Having a tiny house on a trailer does not allow an owner to avoid housing regulations, the article notes. A tiny house trailer is often considered an RV, which can only be placed at locations designated for camping. So if you want such a home, it's wise for you to check the local regs that apply wherever you want that house to go.

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