High Impact Temporary Housing

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1.6 Billion of people live in substandard housing, some in disaster areas, and others in countries less fortunate, most don't have a choice. I want to make a difference in getting people out of tent cities.

After a 2 hour setup and the HITH unit will be ready for a Cat. 5 hurricane. Made from aluminum, stainless steel and plastic, the10'x20' structure will last 40 to 50 years. This unit is the only portable or temporary housing that has a Cat. rating other than a cargo container, which is so heavy transportation to disaster areas is impossible. All other competitors are in the HITH Business Plan.

The unit can be enlarged to 20'x20' or bigger to replace FEMA trailers. Average cost for a 270 sq ft trailer, $27,000, after 1 year average worth is $6,500. Hith unit 400 sq. ft. cost $24,000 with full amenities, after 1 year the average worth $22,500. After use trailers are distressed and go to auction. HITH gets disassembled and stored, waiting for the next disaster. There could have been 10,000 of these units for hurricane sandy alone.
Cooling and heating is one of the biggest costs in Military deployments, HITH can cut those costs in half, HITH can also be produce a unit that has a negative air flow for biological situations. Everyone also has their own ideas for the units, from ice shanties to permanent houses in the Bahamas. Help me show the world our Humanity.

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  • ABOUT THE ENTRANT

  • Name:
    Chris Gosse
  • Type of entry:
    individual
  • Profession:
    Business Owner/Manager
  • Number of times previously entering contest:
    3
  • Chris's hobbies and activities:
    Scuba, nature, environmental issues.Human Saftey.
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  • Chris is inspired by:
    Looking around the world, its in turmoil. Millions of people living in tents. We as human beings can do better for our fellow brethren.
  • Patent status:
    pending