"Becoming a THIA member helped me bring tiny houses to my town.  Now, I can live where I want and how I want, legally."

- Jessica B. in San Jose, CA

Who We Are


Passionate Advocates

Industry Professionals

Housing Nonprofits & Community Builders

Tiny Home Dwellers

Government Officials & Developers


THIA is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization on a mission to advocate for regulation changes, develop industry best practices and construction standards, all to increase widespread use of tiny homes as permissible and permanent housing.


We envision a world in which people are allowed to choose from a broader range of economical, ecologically responsible, safe and healthy housing solutions.


Fueling a rapidly growing worldwide industry that is forging pathways to sustainable & attainable housing, stimulating economies, and fostering cooperative relations between advocates, municipalities, organizations, innovators, developers, investors, builders, and individuals.

THIA Supports The Expansion Of Tiny Home Acceptance through Advocacy, Education, and Community

  • Collaborative advocacy to legitimize tiny homes as a safe, quality housing option.
  • Consensus-based development of best practices for construction, planning, inspection protocols, etc.
  • Professional development resources, industry research, and consumer education programs
  • Guidance on how-to perfect, implement and adopt the various tiny home friendly land use & zoning, building standards, in local and state-level efforts.



Launched in 2016 as a trade organization, Tiny Home Industry Association initially received support funding provided by the Colorado Blueprint 2.0 Initiatives, in coordination with the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, and under the leadership of former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper.

As THIA continues to grow, we strive to positively represent the broad array of interests involved in the commercial trades and the non-commercial interests in the industry and broader tiny home community in the US and around the world.






Passed Laws


Years of Advocacy

"Becoming a THIA member helped me bring tiny houses to my town. Now, I can live where I want and how I want, legally."

- Jessica B. in San Jose, CA

"We entered the Tiny House on Wheels industry because we felt that this product is both of vital future importance, and also that the industry would benefit from experienced professional construction and standards. THIA stands for exactly these things which are the reason we started building tiny homes in the first

- Jerry Terry, Decathlon Construction

"Being a member of THIA has propelled my business to new levels.  The connections I make here are invaluable. Joining THIA gives me a partner in building my tiny home business."

- Alana C., Provider Marketing Group, LLC

"We sponsor THIA because THIA works hard for the Tiny House Community.  The Tiny House Community is important to PrecisionTemp because it is made up of the PrecisionTemp family (our customers) and our friends."

-Kay Anderson, PrecisionTemp

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Together, we are Making Tiny Possible for all

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