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Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research


A new study on the first modular mini-homes in England created for those experiencing homelessness has found that – combined with “wraparound support” – these small, inexpensive units made from factory-built components help to restore the health, relationships and finances of residents.

Our researchers have been working with Jimmy's Cambridge and the Max-Cam Centre at the University of Cambridge to  investigate the effectiveness of housing a group (including long-term rough sleepers) in six modular homes. Our latest report evaluates the residents' experiences twelve months after moving into the 'mods'. Read the report here