Man Builds a Hobbit House for Less Than $5000

Are you looking for low cost housing?  A man in Wales built a home that cost him less than $5000. 

The house was built from "found" materials.

After digging into the hillside, Mr Dale – with the help of his father-in-law, a builder – first constructed the building’s timber frame.
The roof, which came next, has a layer of straw bales for insulation and is covered  with sheets of plastic to make it waterproof.
Finally it is covered with a layer of earth, which ensures the house blends perfectly into its surroundings.

But, do you think you could build a house like it here?  I suspect our regulators would have a hissy fit and make it impossible.

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