Accessory Dwelling Units

At a building industry trade show held last week, the new trend was for houses constructed with extra space for renters or extended family. In other words, depreciation comes standard.
Jan 26, 2016   The Wall Street Journal
The D.C. Zoning Commission last week approved a new zoning code for the nation's capital. The new code will go into effect in September.
Jan 21, 2016   WAMU
Since a zoning code change in 2010, the city of Denver has added 66 accessory dwelling units in a city of 650,000.
Jan 18, 2016   The Denver Post
Following the recent example of cities like Vancouver, Austin, and Berkeley, Oakland, CA recently made it much easier for residents to create secondary units, also known as accessory dwelling units.
Jan 9, 2016   East Bay Express
Portland is tackling a critical but often controversial issue: how to regulate infill development in residential neighborhoods when growth is pushing landowners and developers to build bigger and denser.
Dec 26, 2015   City of Portland
Leading other expensive cities in North America, Vancouver, British Columbia is quickly adding accessory dwelling units as a result of permissive regulations approved in 2009.
Dec 14, 2015   Citiscope
Accessory dwelling units, granny flats, mother-in-law units—whatever you call them, they're now legal in Austin.
Nov 23, 2015   Community Impact Newspaper
Tiny Houses on trailers are available and buyers are ready to live small, but most zoning regulations don’t allow recreational vehicles as a permanent residence. Can zoning catch up to the tiny living trend?
Jul 11, 2015   The Charlotte Observer
In some cities the idea of adding a high rise is always dead on arrival, even if the city desperately needs to add density. For those communities facing similar challenges, a post on Blooming Rock offers five ways to think outside the high-rise box.
Feb 8, 2015   Blooming Rock
Prospect Newtown, in Longmont, CO, has seamlessly integrated affordable housing by creating a host of accessory dwelling units (ADUs). The ADUs are perfectly blended within the town overall—and actually help contribute to the development’s success.
Dec 6, 2014   Build a Better Burb
Washington D.C.'s long deliberated and closely watched zoning code update is moving forward, and supporters of progressive land use regulations have reason to be encouraged.
Oct 14, 2014   Greater Greater Washington