Couple’s quest to settle down in mini-home encounters unexpected roadblock
Long-term stays by these mini-houses are illegal in Maine and elsewhere, complicating a couple’s efforts to put down roots.
Tommy and Dewey Reen have been downsizing since they moved out of the colonial house they bought in Cape Cod when they got married eight years ago.
They moved in and out of cottages and condos throughout the country, then finally built their dream home – a 288-square-foot, one-room house on wheels.
Now they just need a place to put it.
The owners of an over-the-phone life-coaching business, the couple in their 30s can live anywhere they can get a cell signal.