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Shipping Container Homes Ease UK Homeless Crisis

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 27, 2013 01:05 AM
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by Tafline Laylin last modified Apr 26, 2013


A slew of converted shipping containers are expected to help ease a growing homelessness epidemic in cities across England. The number of homeless youth has tripled in the UK in the last few years, prompting groups like Charity Forest YMCA and Brighton Homeless




 

 

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A slew of converted shipping containers are expected to help ease a growing homelessness epidemic in cities across England. The number of homeless youth has tripled in the UK in the last few years, prompting groups like Charity Forest YMCA and Brighton Homeless Trust to convert shipping containers into affordable housing. The cargotecture homes are designed to serve as stepping stones for youths trying to re-enter the work force.

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