Archive for October 18, 2017
From rural areas to the luxurious urban neighborhoods of San Francisco and the hustle and bustle of New York City, the ability for Americans to get a foothold on the property ladder is increasingly in question, especially for those from low-income families. Debates about the affordability of housing surface in news debates on an almost daily basis, as millennials struggle with a housing market that is increasingly difficult to penetrate even at the lowest levels of the property market. There is a potential solution, in a rather unlikely place. Repurposing steel cargo containers could play a vital role in addressing that gap, bringing affordable multi-functional housing to the masses.
An Urban Institute report recently found that the crisis in affordable housing is impacting every part of the U