Do you have what it takes to live in a tiny house? You don’t have to be a tiny elf or fairy tale character yourself, but you do need some giant-sized courage to give up the materialistic lifestyle that most Americans have learned to love. Proponents of living in tiny houses (we’re talking 100 to 200 square feet here) say the sacrifice of living without lots of stuff has immense rewards. For starters, housing costs, which the government says should ideally be less than 30% of one’s income, are relatively minuscule. There are some of the advantages to living large in a tiny house. Find out about a them in the full story on our sister site, Living on the Cheap.