Harvard is all for the tiny house movement

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Harvard Is All For The Tiny House Movement

You may have heard about the Tiny House Movement.
It's exactly how it sounds -- give up your scores of square footage for just a couple hundred, complete with only the necessities of in-home living.

It's can be cheaper, environmentally friendly, and -- obviously -- save on space. Making the move to the movement is easier said than done for most of us, though.

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That's where Getaway comes in. The Harvard startup project is renting out 160 sq. ft. cabins for people looking to escape their larger living starting at $99 a night -- about the same as a hotel.

If you simply like the idea of a simple getaway, they're great for vacations too.

Getaway is one of Harvard's Millennial Housing Lab projects that develops fresh housing ideas for a new generation.

So far, there is only one of these cabins in New Hampshire ready for rent. The project plans to have at least a dozen more ready in the next year.
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