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Thinking Inside the Box: A New Concept in Affordable Housing

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Why Shipping Containers?

  1. An estimated one-third of Florida residents are considered housing cost-burdened, spending over 50% of their income on housing.
  2. All Primary Market Areas surveyed have literally thousands of LMI renters that would benefit from reduced costs.
  3. There is a significant “under-supply” of affordable rental housing in all Primary Market Areas.
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How Can Shipping Containers Help?

Shipping containers are an alternative to conventional concrete block construction. Based on the findings of our feasibility study, conducted by Meridian Appraisal Group in 2015-16 with funding provided by JP Morgan Chase Bank, we found a savings of up to 15% over conventional concrete block construction before leveraging our nonprofit status. [/ezcol_1third] [ezcol_1third_end class="section"]

What Are The Cost Benefits?

By leveraging Crisis Housing Solutions non-profit status, potential areas of cost reductions include the following, which offer additional savings passed along in terms of lower rent [/ezcol_1third_end]