If you aren't tired of the Tiny House stories, here is one to add to it. You'll love the statistics at the end of the video.(Fox TV)
I know you'll think I'm getting carried away by this, but you have to see this home built out of a shipping container. I've heard that it's very popular in California. This woman is a single mom who'd gone back to school and didn't have the time or interest in working full-time to pay for rent. So when she had to move out of her more conventional home, she decided to move herself and her daughter into this shipping container.