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Can Prefab Be the Housing Solution for Millions of Americans?

Can Prefab Be the Housing Solution for Millions of Americans?

Who are these millions of Americans? They are the people that live with disabilities. In most cases they aren’t asking for much from home builders. Wider hallways and door openings, modified bath fixtures, accessible kitchens, maybe a ramp into the home or lowered switches and windows. Very few need all these on one house. Some just need a bathroom with a walk-in shower and handicap bars. Some may only need a 4’ wide hallway with 36” wide door openings. Others may need their entire home ADA designed. Whatever the homeowner needs, Modular Construction can accommodate them.   Modular builders have the ability to fill this niche, and the rewards are great for both the homeowner and the builder. How can the Modular Construction Industry help fill the housing solution for disabled adults? Here is an article recently posted in the Chicago Tribune that puts this same question about the housing solution to Realtors. Survey Finds Homebuyers’ Needs for Accessible Housing are Unmet Research shows that the overwhelming majority of homebuyers...

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