Poms steal a march on Affordable Housing

The Labour party and their fellow travellers from the Green Taliban constantly harp on about “affordable housing”. To date no one has really provided a viable solution.

The Poms though have found a really affordable method of providing housing…one which Labour, the Greens and Len Brown should find acceptable for their intensification plans.

Affordable Housing UK-style

Affordable Housing UK-style

They are more commonly seen being transported on ships and at ports around the world.

But with the addition of flatscreen TVs, en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning, these shipping containers are now being billed as a solution to London’s housing crisis. 

The containers come from China and are transformed into studio apartments in Britain which can be stacked on top of each other – and are available to rent for only £75 a week.

The scheme looks set to take off after the council granted planning permission to the Forest Young Man’s Christian Association (YMCA) to establish two sites in Waltham Forest, north-east London.

The ‘mYPads’ – which cost £20,000 each – are designed to allow young people to have their own rental accommodation but at a price that allows them to save up for a deposit.

It is thought each of the homes could save taxpayers £25,000 each year by taking people off housing and other related benefits.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

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