With soaring house prices it can be hard to get a foot on the ladder, or even afford to rent a place.
But instead of asking the council for help - Craig Farmer from East Hendred in Oxfordshire came up with a unique solution.
Now though his unusual living arrangements could be facing an uncertain future as Kate Bunkall explains.
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