Thursday, April 26, 2012
I have been thinking a lot lately about affordable housing and small house living. I see alot of videos and posts about single people and even small families crammed together in miniscule abodes that over time will prove unsustainable. Why not use another alternative. During the post ww2 era mobile homes became the fad for youngins and the retired set. They are somewhat energy inefficient but for useability they are a wonderful affordable alternative. The Trash homestead is centered on an old 1970something double-wide (roughly 1400 sq feet). Granted it has its flaws but for the price of a newer car I have 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an exterior garage area. While its not a mini house and its def not a mcmansion it is an obvious alternative for the green-minded.
Posted by Trashdigger at 7:29 AM