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This House Costs Just $20,000—But It’s Nicer Than Yours

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The takeaway here is that a LOT of the cost of housing lies in dealing with the complex socio-political engineering aspects.

Fascinating. The materials only cost $14,000. All of the problems are social in nature. 

How do you design a home that someone living below the poverty line can afford, but that anyone would want—while also providing a living wage for the local construction team that builds it?

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