Small San Francisco Landlords Say Legalizing ADU's Is A Catch 222020 has been dubbed the year of the ADU, as new laws are making it easier to build accessory dwelling units, often called in-law units or granny flats.
Prefab 'Granny Units' Eliminate Red Tape For Homeowners Who Need More SpaceA start-up company on the Peninsula is offering homeowners a chance to place an “Auxiliary Housing Unit” or ADU in their backyard without having to deal with the bureaucracy of city hall.
San Jose Housing Shortage: Liccardo Seeks $5M For Loans, Waiving ADU Fees San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo is proposing $5 million in subsidies and waived fees for homeowners who want to construct accessory dwelling units.
Homeowners Build Backyard Structures To Sidestep Housing CrisisSome are finding that a solution to the high cost of Bay Area housing is not far away. Demand for backyard structures known as Auxiliary Dwelling Units (ADU) is skyrocketing.