How to Save Money with Alternative Housing

Alternative housing offers many solutions for the budget-conscious home seeker.

We cover everything from building your own shipping container home to tiny house living to converting a school bus into a home-on-wheels to the latest innovations in 3D printed homes… and much more!

ICON built the first permitted 3D printed house in America in 47 hours for about $10,000. 3D Printed House: Your Guide to the Future of Affordable Housing

Our question and answer guide gives you all the details on this exciting affordable housing trend. Read More


A converted school bus is also called a skoolie. Your Guide to Living in a Converted School Bus

Yearning to see the world, but low on funds? An affordable “skoolie” could help turn your travel dreams into a reality. Read More


What is a Shipping Container Home? Your Question and Answer Guide…

A shipping container home is made from what the shipping industry calls “intermodal steel building units” (ISBUs) or what most people refer to as shipping … Read More


7 Hidden Costs of Building a Shipping Container Home

Don’t get caught off-guard by the cost of building your dream shipping container home. Check out these 7 hidden costs and prepare your budget in … Read More


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