Which type of housing is there a shortage of?

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Jim
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Seems to me this business of ‘ truly’ affordable housing’needs addressing , so what has happened to the Modular partly homes that were muted a couple of years ago?. Being mostly factory pre-assembled they are much cheaper to build on-site and quicker I would suggest , cheaper units like that would make Brown Field sites more viable. In Spain they build Quad Apartments , 4 off upstairs and 4 downstairs all back to back with sound insulated party walls , the footprint being about the size of a 4 Bed Detached house. That’s 8 x 1 Bed Apartments or 4… Read more »
The Mighty Oz
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The Mighty Oz

Jimbo, like your thinking mate but….I’m not sure our little snowflakes want a “prefab” they want as a minimum a 3 bed detached and they want it NOW. That’s after spending £15k plus on a wedding and then moaning they can’t afford a deposit on a house. It’s so unfair…..🙄

Jim
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Hiya Oz, only just spotted your ‘supportive’ post – I get your point and share your concern that we have a cosseted generation out of touch with reality. But, to put the record straight , we have come a long way from the Asbestos Pre-Fabs which solved the post-war housing crisis ( a genuine crisis !!! ) – what we have now is an ” affordable housing crisis “. There are a number of companies now that produce factory modules that meet the building reg’s / insulation efficient standards which when finished on site do look very like ‘normal’ homes.… Read more »