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A Home


FOR EMERGENCIES AND THE HOMELESS

Built like a house, stacks flat to go anywhere, and latches together in minutes.

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A Home


FOR EMERGENCIES AND THE HOMELESS

Built like a house, stacks flat to go anywhere, and latches together in minutes.

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Let’s solve the trauma of being without a home

Habitat Transitional Shelters.

A Destination

The Habitat Transitional Shelters™ offer comfort when and where it is needed.  It is built with metal framing, locking doors, operable windows, and standard residential insulation.  The Habitat™ is a safe refuge. Pricing is targeted at $7,000 to $8,000 once in production.

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The San Francisco Bay Area has the opportunity to lead the country in developing safe and easy-to-assemble interim shelter to address the growing humanitarian and public health crisis of encampments. If a shelter product like Habitat could be inexpensively produced and be made code compliant, we’d finally have an essential piece of the puzzle solved
— Amy Farah Weiss, Founder/Director of Saint Francis Homelessness Challenge
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Two Strong People


Two Strong People


Or three average assemblers, can put together the Habitat™ in less than 25 minutes, using only one simple hand tool, and no electricity or machines. Made of durable materials that are pest and rot reistant for years of use.

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No Power? No Problem.


No Power? No Problem.


A single hand tool is all that is needed for complete assembly. 


Twelve Habitats™ can ship in a single container. Ready to go wherever and whenever the need arises.

 
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Mock-up


Watch the 90 second assembly

Mock-up


Watch the 90 second assembly

 
 
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Interior


Interior


Habitat™ is 7.5' wide by 11.5' long, with a roof peak of 11'.  The high peak allows for a cozy sleeping loft and efficient use of floor space.

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Accessibility


Accessibility


Habitat™ can be combined in multiple layouts to accommodate various needs including access for the disabled.  

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The Village


The Village


Pull dozens of Habitats™ together around a central bathroom and cook facility to create a supportive village community.  Or combine Habitats™ to form multi-room houses.  Equip them with composting toilets, solar panels and a grey water system for immediate serviceability without utility infrastructure.  

Please consider supporting our product development by giving generously on our GoFundMe page: https://GoFundMe.com/HabitatTS

Habitat Transitional Shelters Inc™ is a California Public Benefit Corporation. Such corporations are required to include a public benefit as a key charter purpose. The assets of a public benefit corporation are irrevocably dedicated to its charitable purpose.

CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP
We are currently seeking Corporate Sponsorship. Please contact Dan Bodner (Dan@HabitatTS.com) if interested.

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ADVISORY BOARD
We are currently seeking to add a manufacturing engineer, IP attorney, and a structural engineer to our board as other mission-aligned professionals.

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Mission


Mission


Habitat is focused on creating affordable flat-stack and code-compliant shelters to serve as emergency and transitional residences for needy populations.