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Shipping containers converted into homes go on display in Sheffield

Homes made out of containers

Homes created from converted shipping containers are on display in Sheffield.

The one, two and three bedroom houses have been created by REACH Homes, a not-for-profit social enterprise aiming to tackle homelessness and energy poverty.

The company is looking to provide finance, fair rentals and shared ownership schemes.

Retailing from £35,000 for a one-bed studio to £90,000 for a three-bed fully equipped house the 'container homes' are said to be 90% cheaper to run than a traditional property, the aim is to change the housing market.

The company says any surplus will be put to work tackling homelessness and energy poverty.

Inside of 'container homes'