Posts by Ginger Reichl

Florida Tiny House Festival Kick-Off

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The weekend before the giant Florida Tiny House Music Festival in North Florida, several tiny houses made a stop at the Hillsborough Community College Southshore campus in Ruskin. It’s a small event, but it’s always good to see old friends and meet some new ones!

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Ginger Reichl Participates as a Panelist for Tiny House Discussion at CLE Land Use Conference

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Parvus House CEO, Ginger Reichl, participated on the “Tiny Houses: Affordable Housing Opportunity vs. Planning and Regulatory Barriers” panel at the CLE International Land Use Law Conference in Tampa. The discussion included an overview of tiny houses, how municipalities, particularly in Florida, are adopting ordinances to welcome tiny houses, other barriers to tiny living including…

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Big Mountains, Tiny Houses

Colorado Springs People's Tiny House Festival

The 1500 mile trip to Colorado Springs proved worth it for many reasons, not least of which was the spectacular scenery. Set in the shadow of Pike’s Peak on the Air Force Academy campus, the People’s Tiny House Festival featured about 40 structures of all types – tiny houses, schoolies, and gypsy wagons. The weather…

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Peoples Tiny House Festival Colorado Springs

The Parvus House team is excited about the People’s Tiny House Festival coming up August 3-5 on the Air Force Academy campus in Colorado Springs. The event is going to showcase all elements of tiny and sustainable living, so we’re looking forward to seeing old friends, meeting new ones, and learning more about what’s new…

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Ginger Reichl quoted in 83 Degrees story about tiny houses

Tiny House expert

Following the recent St. Pete Tiny House Festival, we received several calls about the tiny house movement, the climate for them in Florida, and what the near future holds for micro-housing. One call was from Janan Talafer with 83 Degrees who wanted to chat about the primary forces pushing tiny house options in the Tampa…

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St. Petersburg Tiny House Festival

St Pete tiny house festival

Our home town hosted a fantastic tiny house festival on April 7th and 8th to illustrate the latest in tiny home living trends. Produced by LocalShops1, the St. Pete Tiny Home Festival & Live Local Expo featured tiny houses, micro-homes, food trucks, mobile boutiques, artists, vendors, workshops, entertainment, children’s activities and more. The festival web…

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Sean Williams Talks Tiny Houses at Tiger Bay

Sean Williams panel discussion about tiny houses

Parvus House CDO, Sean Williams, participated on a panel at today’s Tampa Tiger Bay Club luncheon. Entitled Vibrant Cities, the panel featured a robust discussion about the lack of diverse housing options for young professionals, creatives, and entry-level workers in the Tampa area.  

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Tennessee Tiny House Festival

The Tennessee Tiny House Festival was the perfect destination as Hurricane Irma started her path up the state of Florida last week. I decided to leave for Chattanooga a day early to avoid the traffic, empty gas stations, and overall chaos of evacuation. While it wasn’t the easiest trip (there were still a lot of…

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Inspiration from the Tiny House Festival of Lights

We attended the Tiny House Festival of Lights, hosted by NOAH this weekend and came back with a lot of inspiration and respect for the supremely creative and innovative people in our industry! We met with some suppliers and folks who we think would build a fine Parvus House. Take a look at some of the photos,…

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St. Petersburg Florida Featured on Tiny House Hunters

St. Petersburg tiny house hunters

Our little corner of the world – beautiful St. Petersburg, Florida – was the destination for this week’s Tiny House Hunters episode: Aspiring Architect Goes Tiny. Looking to move out of her parents’ home, architecture student Stephanie is building a tiny house that she’ll live in as part of her senior thesis in St. Petersburg,…

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