A Recyclable Solution to Reducing Homelessness: Custom Shipping Containers Converted to Housing

Half a million people live on the streets or in shelters on any given night in the U.S. Around a fourth of the homeless are children. The reasons for homelessness are varied, but the most common are poverty, joblessness, and falling incomes. Apart from these causes, inadequate affordable housing and declining public residential assistance programs have worsened both homelessness and the existing housing crisis.

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The Many Possibilities Offered by Shipping Container Modifications

Looking at shipping containers as mere transport containers for huge loads of goods is now a thing of the past. Aside from this traditional function, ordinary people and businessmen are finding new uses for shipping containers. Advantages in shipping container technology has also made it easier to personalize them to a customer’s exact specifications. In fact, if you can imagine it, chances are it can be built.

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