Modular houses are built to higher standards and with less waste, proponents say.
Federal, state, and local agencies responded quickly, say many Midwest residents.
Tiny Oakville, Iowa, is among those likely to lose residents, see tax base erode further.
Many Mississippi towns want the tiny homes gone by next spring, but some envision them as a cornerstone of the post-Katrina coast.
Post-Katrina building is booming. But conflict is rising over safety regs vs. economic needs.
Bay St. Louis, Miss., taps painters and the cultural community nationwide to become a rare post-Katrina success story. Why are residents yelling 'Stellaaaaaaa?'