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ADU

June 9, 2021, 9am PDT
New research assesses the land value of street space in 20 of the largest counties in the United States.
Bloomberg CityLab
May 24, 2021, 11am PDT
Residents in some of the city's single-family neighborhoods worry about the potential impacts of ADU construction on local character and parking.
San Diego Union-Tribune
March 8, 2021, 12pm PST
Los Angeles' ADU Standard Plan Program will offer homeowners a set of pre-approved designs that will save them time and money.
Los Angeles Times
January 25, 2021, 12pm PST
A real estate group claims the city has been denying and delaying ADU permits in violation of city and state laws.
San Diego Union-Tribune
January 15, 2021, 6am PST
Accessory Dwelling Units continue to gain steam as one approach for increasing affordability, but experts caution that housing affordability requires broader solutions.
The Washington Post
March 13, 2019, 7am PDT
Architect Larry Kearns argues that re-legalizing accessory dwelling units in Chicago could do a lot to promote affordable housing and economic diversity.
Chicago Cityscape
December 27, 2018, 10am PST
Advocates in the city of Chicago are pushing to legalize Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), which currently can only be rented if grandfathered in.
Chicago Magazine
November 9, 2018, 12pm PST
A program financed by Bloomberg Philanthropies will pay homeowners to build accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and rent them to the recently homeless.
The New York Times
July 24, 2018, 11am PDT
In a move to limit the number of properties available for rental, the San Diego City Council members voted 6-3 to limit rentals to primary homes and the licensing process more strict.
San Diego Union Tribune
April 21, 2018, 11am PDT
Coach houses could provide affordable housing and revenue for home owners if they were more widely permitted in the city.
Chicago Cityscape
May 26, 2017, 10am PDT
Pasadena is revising its zoning regulations to accommodate more accessory dwelling units. This open letter to the city's Planning Commission includes sound suggestions, applicable everywhere.
UrbDeZine
January 13, 2017, 12pm PST
Karen Parolek discusses the 'Missing Middle' that is too often overlooked in discussions about affordable housing.
Modern Cities