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Tenants have been renting casitas, or tiny houses, at the Walden Eco Village in Peterborough. Dec. 15, 2020. Staff photo by Abbe Hamilton » Buy this Image Quinn Kelley sits in his tiny house at the Walden Eco Village in Peterborough. Dec. 15, 2020. Tenants have been renting casitas, or tiny houses, at the Walden Eco Village in Peterborough. Dec. 15, 2020. Staff photo by Abbe Hamilton » Buy this Image Tenants have been renting casitas, or tiny houses, at the Walden Eco Village in Peterborough. Dec. 15, 2020. Staff photo by Abbe Hamilton » Buy this Image Tenants have been renting casitas, or tiny houses, at the Walden Eco Village in Peterborough. Dec. 15, 2020. Staff photo by Abbe Hamilton » Buy this Image Tenants have been renting casitas, or tiny houses, at the Walden Eco Village in Peterborough. Dec. 15, 2020. Staff photo by Abbe Hamilton » Buy this Image Although there are ways for the seven cabins at the Walden Eco Village to get into compliance, former casita (or tiny house) resident Quinn Kelley acknowledged there was very little hope that he’d be able to return to his 140-square-foot rental. The nine similar rentals on site were not permitted, and don’t meet several criteria of the town’s building code for residences, including the 40-square-foot minimum for studio or one-bedroom residences. Casita renters paid about $445 a month to rent small rooms with propane heat and electricity, and used a communal building on site for kitchen, bathroom, […]