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Tiny Houses, a Festival and the Homeless

Tiny houses or a tiny house community may be coming to your area sooner than you think.… Read more

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8 Challenges of the Tiny House

Last week, Tiny House Atlanta and Southface hosted a room full of tiny house enthusiasts. Even if you don’t think you want a tiny house, you should give some thought to the idea.… Read more

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Decatur, GA Mandates High-Performance Building Certification for Homes

RTAblog_2014_1118_DecaturLogoDecatur, GA’s City Commission approved an overhaul of its zoning ordinance last night. The updated ordinance includes mandates for high-performance building certifications for residential and commercial construction: new construction and renovations.… Read more

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Adoption of New Zoning Regulations Should Include Time for Transition

Changing a zoning ordinance often takes months of process and public meetings yet it’s the effective date that may cause the most disruption for property owners. Addressing this simple issue can significantly improve the process.… Read more

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Why Didn’t Zoning Regulations Protect More Citizens from the West, Texas Explosion?

Reports of an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas indicate significant loss of life and property damage. Why didn’t the zoning regulations protect more people?… Read more

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