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A fact from Small house movement appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page in the Did you know? column on 16 March 2009, and was viewed approximately 3900 times (disclaimer)(check views). The text of the entry was as follows: "Did you know
The only example of a country with a trend towards building larger houses mentioned in the article is the obvious one - the United States. Are there any others? Maybe Canada and Australia. Certainly not the UK, where I live, where new houses and flats tend to be wretchedly small. Nor most of Europe, based on personal observation, or Japan. (Rapidly developing countries hardly count - if there is an increase there, it's because masses of people are changing their social status, not because people of a given status are building bigger homes than their predecessors of the same status.) The article mentions a 353 square foot flat in Manchester as if it is remarkable. Not so: I once bought a flat slightly smaller than that in London (not in an elite area) It cost me about eight times the national average salary. Wimstead (talk) 23:44, 15 March 2009 (UTC)
The article currently reads like an article about small houses, there is no description of an organised movement. Is there one? The FT article mentions a Small House Society and the "small house movement, as it is popularly known, is especially vocal in the US". Just because the FT article goes of on a tangent and talks about small houses in general shouldn't mean this WP article goes of on tangents! Sionk (talk) 22:57, 25 November 2011 (UTC)
Yes, there is a movement, and it is called the "Tiny House movement." I think that we should seriously consider changing the name of this page to "Tiny house" or the "Tiny House Movement." I was glad to be directed to this page, but definitely think that it could be better. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 06:45, 27 March 2013 (UTC)