Study Explores Potential of Factory-Built Housing

A study prepared by WSP USA for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provides insight into the benefits and constraints of modular factory-built affordable housing.


Union Flats in Union City, California, is being designed by David Baker Architects using factory-manufactured housing units.


The EPA report was prepared for two organizations in Oakland, California: the Association of Bay Area Governments and the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation.


Brooklyn’s 61 Dean Street apartment complex, manufactured by Full Stack Modular, is an example of successful factory-built housing.

©2018 WSP USA

The report, Modular Construction for Multifamily Affordable Housing, outlines the advantages and disadvantages of factory-built housing. Click here to download the full report.