Contra Costa Supes Update 'In-Law Unit' OrdinanceThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved updates to the county's accessory dwelling unit ordinance to comply with recent changes in state law.
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.
Bay Area Bakery Co-Op Launches Construction Firm To Help House Service Industry WorkersThere’s no doubt the Bay Area needs more housing and now a group of entrepreneurs with an unusual business model are pitching in to help.
San Jose Eases Restrictions On Homeowner In-Law UnitsSan Jose is looking in its own backyard to solve its housing shortage, with the city making it easier for homeowners to build small units on their land.
Bay Area Housing Squeeze Giving Rise To Backyard Granny Unit ConstructionThe newest solution in the struggle for affordable Bay Area housing may be found in your own backyard.
Palo Alto Commission Encourages Construction Of In-Law UnitsThe Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission is supporting Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), more commonly known as in-law or granny units.