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Eliminate Food Deserts and Build Community with The Food is Free Project

December 1, 2017 / By tampabaytinyhomes

What if your neighborhood grew its own free food? That is exactly the question that founders of The Food is Free Project asked themselves that was the catalyst for the creation of their program. Urban areas all across the country are suffering from a lack of access to fruits and vegetables that is greatly impacting […]

How Can We Get a Trailer for Operation Shower Power?

November 20, 2017 / By tampabaytinyhomes

Bringing Showers of Hope to the Homeless    Operation Shower Power is a local organization providing services to the homeless community in the Tampa Bay Area.  Here is some information from their site about their mission: “Our mission is to provide hot showers to homeless persons in St Petersburg, FL and its vicinity. We will […]

What is Affordable Housing These Days? – Et Cultura 2017 St. Petersburg, Florida

November 16, 2017 / By tampabaytinyhomes

Future Cities – What is Affordable Housing These Days? If you missed the first day of Et Cultura you missed a great conversation between some very informed panelist including City Councilman Karl Nurse and former City Development Manager Shaun Amarnani. Nick Herring and Scott McDonald provided excellent insight from the developer perspective and drove some […]

The Tiny Triangle – Three Most Common Challenges to Tiny House Living

November 16, 2017 / By tampabaytinyhomes

Financing, Construction and Placement of Tiny Houses on Wheels When starting your lifestyle change towards tiny house living you will likely encounter these three hurdles as your first challenges to achieving your dreams. Below you will find the slides from the presentation at the Circle Pond Tiny Home Community Tiny Home Show which was November […]

Consider A Tiny House As An Investment Property

November 10, 2017 / By tampabaytinyhomes

Can Your Tiny Vacation Home Pay For Itself? Many people cannot see themselves permanently living in a tiny house on wheels or foundation. They may not feel their family can fit in a tiny home or just don’t feel comfortable in a minimal footprint as a permanent home. Many of those same people often take […]

Big demand for tiny homes in Tampa Bay area – News Channel 8

November 7, 2017 / By tampabaytinyhomes

Big Demand For Homes, Bigger Demand For Communities As this great story by WFLA News Channel 8 points out, the desire to move away from a large living footprint to a smaller more manageable footprint is gaining steam in an already established market. What we see on HGTV is meant to be entertainment and might […]

Join us Nov 15th at Et Cultura for the Future City Interactive Lunch

November 5, 2017 / By tampabaytinyhomes

Tampa Bay Tiny Homes is excited to be a part of this great event throughout the streets of St. Petersburg Florida coming up in November. Co-Founder Chris Short will be a panelist for the Future City interactive working lunch on Wednesday November 15th at Station House from 11am – 2pm. This session will include city […]

1974 Airstream Sovereign Renovation is Underaway

November 3, 2017 / By tampabaytinyhomes

Renovating a 1974 Gulfstream Sovereign When the Gulfstream came into the shop it had been sitting in a yard too long and let’s just say was not exactly in prime condition. Pretty much everything needed replacing, but what a great canvas to work from. Thank you Wally Bynam! We had to start by ripping out […]

Tiny Home Show Coming Soon! Nov 11th at HCC

October 31, 2017 / By tampabaytinyhomes

Learn About Tiny Homes With Workshops and Tours We are honored and excited to be a part of the Tiny Home Show on Saturday, November 11th 2017  at the Hillsborough Community College. This even will provide an abundance of information, opportunities for tiny house tours, presentations on sustainability, logistics of buying a tiny house and much […]

How Can You Save Money On Your Tiny Home Build?

October 2, 2017 / By tampabaytinyhomes

Save Money Building Your Tiny Home One of the primary motivators for many potential tiny house owners is a minimal financial footprint. By owing less and having small monthly payments the tiny house owner may be achieving the dream of home-ownership where it wouldn’t otherwise be possible, or maybe engineering their lifestyle to allow them […]

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