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‘Van homes' aren't romantic - they are proof of our horrifying housing crisis

28 days ago   |   By The Guardian

More than 21,000 people applied to convert their vehicles into dwellings in the past year. This is why we need 21st-century council housing Finally, an ingenious solution to a housing crisis that is sapping the quality of life of an entire generation: the humble van. More than 21,000 Britons applied to the DVLA in the past year - a rise of almost two-thirds in two years - to convert their van into a home. These can be furnished to include a shower, a bed, cooking facilities and a seating area. Apparently, some van homes even have hot tubs. With your cosy cubby-hole on wheels, you can...
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