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Homeless people in Britain call Andrew Yang's shipping container housing solution ‘mental torture,' ‘not for human beings'


Added 08-22-19 09:30:03pm EST - “So, sure...try it in the U.S.” - Twitchy.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Twitchy.com: “Homeless people in Britain call Andrew Yang's shipping container housing solution 'mental torture,' 'not for human beings'”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A few days ago, failing presidential candidate Andrew Yang suggested that America explore using shipping containers as housing for low-income Americans: I was in a shipping container apartment in Las Vegas that cost only $30,000 and was downright appealing. There are things we can do to make housing more affordable for many Americans. — Andrew Yang (@AndrewYang) August 11, 2019

I was in a shipping container apartment in Las Vegas that cost only $30,000 and was downright appealing. There are things we can do to make housing more affordable for many Americans.

It’s “very comfortable,” he said: Just visited a prototype for affordable housing units made out of shipping containers that cost about $35,000 each. Very comfortable. pic.twitter.com/70AY3AYZAf — Andrew Yang (@AndrewYang) April 24, 2019

Just visited a prototype for affordable housing units made out of shipping containers that cost about $35,000 each. Very comfortable. pic.twitter.com/70AY3AYZAf

As luck would have it, Britain already uses this type of housing for homeless people. The verdict? It’s “mental torture”: ‘Living here is mental torture’ Lulu Abu Baker and her 4 children – including one with severe autism – have been living in a converted shipping container since December.https://t.co/XZkQk4nI32 pic.twitter.com/lQRAPTJiSm — Victoria Derbyshire (@VictoriaLIVE) August 21, 2019

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