What are the downsides to a Mad Housers hut?
Well, these really aren’t downsides to huts per se; rather, they’re downsides to the hut-obtaining process: • We might not be able to give a person a hut. This has nothing to do with them and everything to do with location. If they’re currently camping on land where it’s likely that a hut would be destroyed, then we won’t build it. That would be a misuse of our limited time, energy, and resources. But if they’re already staying there and nobody bothers them and nobody is likely to bother them, then we can usually help. • The huts are likely to be taller than the person’s current shelter and thus, more visible. That may cause the site and the client to attract unwanted attention. We try to camouflage our huts with paint and by hiding it behind local flora, but the risk of being seen is still there. • We can’t build a hut instantly. We’re just a group of volunteers; nobody’s paying us to do this. It could be a few weeks or months before a hut comes to a client. We wish this weren’t so, b