A Te Awamutu building company has developed and launched an innovative range of homes and flats it believes is the answer to affordable housing for the future.

Partners Alan Hockly and Giles Bayley have been planning, researching and fine-tuning the new process over three years before adding House It to their existing portfolio of businesses including FBR Building and Shed It.

They launched the product at their Bond Road factory last Monday, although sales have already been made.

It started as a problem-solving exercise to find a way to address social housing issues based around cost and timely supply, especially in times of crisis, such as following a major earthquake.

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