Propose a new, more ecological mode of housing: such is the principle of this new project set up by the subsidiary of Action Logement, Podeliha. It is in Chanverrie (85) that this unique concept is launched...

It is therefore in Vendée that this project was deployed. A project of 20 modular, flexible and transitional houses, which aims to meet a growing need on the territory where the supply of rental housing is too low and where vacant lots are awaiting development. Thus, to respond to both the real estate and ecological challenges, Podeliha, as a responsible company, offers a movable and temporary housing solution, under its new Habiflex® brand.

Objective: to deploy in less than a year on temporary land housing made from innovative technologies, meeting the challenges of today and tomorrow. They will be prefabricated off-site, then assembled on-site, and finally leased for a period of up to seven years. This innovation is made up of wooden modules produced locally through partnerships with local suppliers.  

Following a call for tenders, it is the LECO2 company of Saint-Mars-La-Jaille, associated with the La Rochelle architecture and urban planning firm S.MART ARCHITECTURE, which takes charge of the design, construction of the modules and assembly on site.

The ecological issue has never been so important, and faced with this major challenge, there are concrete solutions, offered here by Habiflex®. These homes will be built from bio-sourced materials (which capture CO2 and offer greater insulation performance than their counterparts), and use local products in order to limit the transport time of the materials. 

The project offers twenty type 3 modular houses, with a living area of ​​63 m² each. These dwellings will benefit from the same services as a traditional house (beautiful living room, open kitchen, fitted cupboards, fully tiled bathroom, fitted garden, etc.), for an amount of rent, excluding charges, estimated at between €325 and €367. 

We will have to wait until the start of the 2022 school year to see these new and resolutely very innovative accommodations emerge from the ground.


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