Different parts of the world have different regulation laws but here in the UK it’s very difficult to acquire land to build on or even have a static dwelling on. I’ve spent months exploring all the possibilities as I’d love to help people who can’t afford a home by renting out caravans and static homes cheaply.
There’s a great TV Programme with some brilliant ideas named How to Live Mortgage Free with Sarah Beeny. The show is full of inspiration.
There was a single dad who was paying over £1,000 a month in rent and bills whilst taking care of his daughter for half the week. Expensive times. So he invested in a van called a Silver Bullet from the USA. It cost £11,000 to include the importation costs. He then ripped out the inside and re-designed it to be more suitable for him and his daughter. He found a good site to put the van on. There’s a way round most problems we just need to find outlets that give us more information.
This is a smaller version that I found on the web but it gives a general ideal. They’re pretty cool.
There’s more and more people living off grid. I was almost homeless myself a few years ago so I feel a small obligation to try help others facing similar circumstances. The Councils in the UK have rigid laws where they try their best to make as much money as possible through every circumstance. They create red-tape and boundaries which takes away most of the freedom we could benefit from with all the green-space that could be used to set up communities. It sickens me. But we can keep trying to change this. Less is More. Be Kind – Love is Everything and nobody needs to put up with hardship. There’s always a way if we find the right advice. Small steps …