First Attempt at Changing Local Tiny House Laws

Candid Tiny House Podcast Season 2 Episode 1 First Attempt To Change the Local Laws

Welcome to Episode 1 of The Advocacy Season of Candid Tiny House!

Join us as we delve into the early days of the tiny house movement in Mount Alexander Shire with our special guest, Fred Schultz, the passionate advocate behind Fred’s Tiny Houses. In this episode, we explore the initial campaign to change local tiny house laws in 2020 and Fred’s personal experiences living under the previous regulations.

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In This Episode:

Interview with Fred Schultz:

  • Fred shares insights from his 2020 campaign to alter tiny house laws in Mount Alexander Shire.
  • He discusses the challenges faced and the lessons learned during this pivotal period.

Living the Tiny House Life:

  • Fred and our host, Shannon Schultz, reflect on their six-month experience living in a tiny house on wheels.
  • Hosted by then-Mayor, Councillor Christine Henderson, they recount the joys and obstacles of tiny house living under the old regulations.

Christine Henderson’s Journey:

  • Hear from Councillor Christine Henderson about her efforts to lead the change from within the council.
  • Christine provides a candid look at the hurdles and partial victories encountered along the way.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the initial barriers to tiny house living and the community’s response.
  • Learn about the strategic steps taken during the first campaign and what didn’t go as planned.
  • Gain insights into the early advocacy efforts that laid the groundwork for future successes.

Why Listen?

This episode sets the stage for understanding the broader journey of tiny house advocacy in Mount Alexander Shire. It’s a story of persistence, community effort, and the crucial first steps toward legislative change.

Tune in to hear the full story of the first attempt to change local tiny house laws and get inspired by the dedication and resilience of those who paved the way for future progress.

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Candid Tiny House Fred and Christine Henderson First Attempt to change tiny house laws

Host of Candid Tiny House, Shannon Schultz from Fred’s Tiny Houses:

Shannon Schultz host of Candid Tiny House Podcast

Original Campaign Page for 2o20:

See our original campaign page! Scroll down to see our submissions to council, videos and an update at the top about the local law success story! 🙂