Micro flats could be the solution to owning a cheaper home. With only around 400 square feet of space, the micro flat packs all the commodities of a house into a tiny space. There are no hallways and each room just overlaps onto the next one.

Several housing development companies have started converting old office buildings into a micro flat building to maximize use. However, due to strict laws getting past the city planner to okay the development and utilise these micro flat designs is extremely difficult.

Key Takeaways:

  • If you want to own your own small home and you don't need much space read this article.
  • Micro flats aren't a new idea. They are tiny 400sq ft homes for first-time buyers.
  • Micro flats can be a solution to the affordable housing crisis.

"Inspired Homes, which has schemes in Sutton, Croydon and Epsom, claims design innovations mean its flats, typically less than 400sq ft, feel roomier than that, and are practical."

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