Modular Houses

Fábrica Social de Viviendas

Fábrica Social de Viviendas produces prefabricated houses that are modular to adapt to the needs of each family.

Product description Brand name and product description

Fábrica Social de Viviendas is a company that produces prefabricated modular houses, mainly with wooden structures. The houses are modular to adapt to the needs of each family and can be deployed in a few weeks. The products look to tackle the housing needs in Latin America. It is an initiative of TECHO, a major NGO that works in urban settlements in 21 countries of Latin America and has already constructed more than 10,000 solutions.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Fábrica Social de Viviendas distributed its products in Paraguay but also operates in Argentina, Mexico and Colombia. They have a regional perspective and aim to work in all Latin America.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Fábrica Social de Viviendas is the main producer. The product has been implemented by TECHO.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

4300 USD (Gs. 29.000.000) – 6700 USD (Gs. 45.000.000)Converted on August 2021An inclusive financial system is available.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Primary competitors include self constructed houses by the community and other construction systems for urban settlements in LATAM such us: Vivienda Social Rural FNH; Sustainable Incremental Construction Unit; Vivienda Minga Valpo. Also other initiatives of TECHO to provide incremental housing systems, including Proyecto Integral de Vivienda Progresiva.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 1: No poverty

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities 

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Target users include families in urban settlements that do not have proper housing access.

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