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