Truly affordable housing

As I realize, that I may never own a home. It made me take a step back and think about what I can afford. I can afford really cheap land (around Hamilton) and because I come from an architecture/interior design background, I can design and build my dream home…on a budget.

This is coming off the heals of Muji announcing that they are setting out to create affordable tiny pre-fabricated homes for about £20,000. They are not the first ones to tackle this issue of space and price.

In a bid to solve the UK’s housing crisis, Estonian design collective Kodasema has launched its prefabricated 25-square-metre micro home that takes less than a day to build and can be relocated to make use of vacant sites. The Koda house costs just £150,000 as a package – including the cost of planning and building regulations, as well as delivery, site preparation, installation and connections to water, electricity and sewage.

See Dezeen’s list of 10 Innovative Homes Built on Extremely Tight Budgets here

 

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