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Post-disaster housing being built in BK

A first-of-its-kind housing complex intended to house those

A first-of-its-kind housing complex intended to house those affected by natural disasters is coming to Brooklyn. (April 26, 2014 6:34 PM)

A first-of-its-kind housing complex intended to house those affected by natural disasters is coming to Brooklyn.

The Urban Post-Disaster Housing Prototype is a $1.5 million project funded by FEMA and New York City. It will be the first shipping container-based model of its kind and will house people either temporarily or permanently, should they be displaced from their homes following a disaster.

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