HUD No. 19-062
HUD Public Affairs
May 14, 2019
BOXABL CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY COMPANY TO FEATURE NEW HOUSING PROTOTYPE AT INNOVATIVE HOUSING SHOWCASE
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) today announced Boxabl, a construction technology startup company that produces shippable room modules, will exhibit a new housing prototype at the inaugural "Innovative Housing Showcase," June 1-5, 2019, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
The prototype will feature a building system that consists of room modules that can be stacked, combined, arranged, and finished to create any shape and style of building.
"We're excited to feature innovators in housing and building technologies that are addressing some of the most pressing issues facing the housing industry, namely affordability and durability, through the use of new and innovative construction methods," said HUD Secretary Ben Carson.
"The housing affordability crisis is affecting both builders and consumers nationwide. We are honored to be co-hosting this event with HUD as we work together to find solutions to this growing problem," said Greg Ugalde, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders.
"We want to thank Secretary Ben Carson and HUD for the invitation to display our game-changing construction technology at the Innovative Housing Showcase," said Galiano Tiramani, Boxabl's Director of Business Development.
The Innovative Housing Showcase is a five-day event on the National Mall that will highlight an array of new technologies and building solutions. These innovations could make housing more affordable for American families and more resilient during natural disasters. For more information, please visit www.hud.gov/Innovative_Housing.
WHAT: Innovative Housing Showcase