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News about ADUs

Citrus Heights, CA Platform for Homeowners to Develop ADUs Launches in Citrus Heights http://www.citrusheightsmessenger.com/ 2018-06-07

San Diego, CA San Diego City Council Makes It Cheaper To Build ‘Granny Flats’ http://www.kpbs.org/ 2018-05-01

San Diego, CA San Diego shrinks 'granny flat' fees to spur construction amid housing crisis http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com 2018-05-01

State of CA California Housing Revolution? https://www.city-journal.org/ 2018-02-22

San Francisco, CA The Bay Area housing crisis depicted as nutrition labels https://www.sfgate.com/ 2018-02-21

East Bay, CA High or low end, Bay Area home values continue to climb https://www.mercurynews.com/ 2018-02-21

State of CA Opinion: How California can solve its housing disaster https://www.mercurynews.com/ 2018-02-02

Vancouver, WA Accessory Dwelling Unit Code Changes Approved in Vancouver, WA http://www.clarkcountytoday.com/ 2018-01-30

Menlo Park, CA Bay Area family’s arduous quest to create a backyard container home https://www.sfchronicle.com/ 2018-01-30

Bay Area, CA Building a granny flat can cost big bucks. But there’s help out there https://www.mercurynews.com/ 2018-01-29

Mountain View, CA Mountain View hopes more residents will jump on the granny flat bandwagon https://www.mercurynews.com/ 2018-01-20

Seattle, WA Where to find new space in your current home https://www.seattletimes.com/ 2018-01-19

Palo Alto, CA New accessory-dwelling units law brings hope, confusion https://paloaltoonline.com/ 2018-01-16

State of CA California State Senator Introduces New Accessory Dwelling Unit Bill http://goldrushcam.com/ 2018-01-10

North Bay, CA North Bay housing need’s great, but here’s an opportunity http://www.sonomanews.com/ 2017-12-29

Cupertino, CA City Council loosens rules for accessory dwelling units https://www.mercurynews.com/ 2017-12-28

Los Angeles, CA Growing popularity of granny flats in LA creates niche industry http://www.scpr.org/ 2017-12-26

Washington, DC Are alleys the new frontier for D.C.’s housing market? https://www.washingtonpost.com/ 2017-12-24

Chicago, IL Under-Zoning Is Exacerbating Displacement Near The 606 https://chi.streetsblog.org/ 2017-12-20

Pasadena, CA Grannies get a chance for a better roof over their heads https://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ 2017-12-20

Portland, OR Portland should ease tree burdens on tiny-home development http://www.oregonlive.com/ 2017-12-08

Sonoma County, CA Permit fees and wait times mounting for Sonoma County fire victims http://www.ktvu.com/ 2017-12-08

Pasadena, CA Who wins by allowing granny flats in Pasadena? We all do http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/ 2017-12-07

USA America's future depends on the death of the single-family home http://www.businessinsider.com/ 2017-12-06

Santa Rosa, CA Granny units continue to vex Santa Rosa council http://www.pressdemocrat.com/ 2017-12-05

Boston, MA Boston-area mayors come together to address housing crisis https://www.metro.us/news 2017-12-05

Marin County, CA Marin County considers mandatory rent-increase mediation http://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/ 2017-12-01

Salt Lake City, UT Council tentatively approves law allowing 'mother in law' apartments http://www.good4utah.com/ 2017-11-29

Denver, CO Are hundreds of backyard cottages part of the affordability solution? http://www.denverpost.com 2017-11-28

Sebastopol, CA Sebastopol housing costs challenge city council http://www.sonomawest.com/ 2017-11-27

Arlington, VA County Board Votes to Encourage More Accessory Dwellings https://www.arlnow.com/ 2017-11-27

Bellevue, WA East Bellevue Community Council votes for continuance | Letter http://www.bellevuereporter.com/ 2017-11-25

Fountain Valley, CA New granny flat rules clear first hurdle in Fountain Valley http://www.latimes.com/ 2017-11-23

Longmont, CO Longmont’s New Land Development Code Update – Zoning Districts https://longmontobserver.org 2017-11-19

Redwood City, CA Redwood City officials taking aim at regulating Airbnb amid growth http://www.smdailyjournal.com/ 2017-11-18

Olympia, WA Olympia needs more housing. Does your neighborhood have room? http://www.theolympian.com/ 2017-11-17

USA Living Large in Small Spaces by “Making Room” https://www.architecturalrecord.com/ 2017-11-17

Laguna Beach, CA Laguna Planning Commission favors increasing size of granny flats http://www.latimes.com/ 2017-11-16

Santa Maria, CA Santa Maria Planners Reject Owner-Occupancy Rule for Accessory Units https://www.noozhawk.com/ 2017-11-16

Vacaville, CA Vacaville planning commission recommends standards for accessory dwellings http://www.thereporter.com/ 2017-11-15

Goleta, CA City of Goleta Mulling Regulations for Accessory Dwelling Units https://www.noozhawk.com 2017-11-13

Laguna Beach, CA Laguna Planning Commission will review proposed changes for granny flats http://www.latimes.com 2017-11-11

Saratoga, CA Youth, Planning and Traffic Safety commissions full agendas this week http://www.mercurynews.com/ 2017-11-10

Santa Cruz, CA Soquel Creek Water District moves to reduce new granny unit construction costs http://www.santacruzsentinel.com 2017-11-08

State of CA More Cities Say Yes to Granny Apartments, ADUs https://efficientgov.com/ 2017-11-07

Vacaville, CA Bed and breakfast inn proposal ruffles Buck Avenue residents http://www.thereporter.com/ 2017-11-05

Bay Area, CA Fires Aren’t the Only Threat to the California Dream https://www.nytimes.com/ 2017-11-04

Portland, OR Tiny house industry insiders say tide is turning in Portland http://www.kgw.com 2017-11-03

Arlington, VA Making renters more welcome: Arlington revisits ‘granny flat’ regulations https://www.washingtonpost.com/ 2017-10-29

Bay Area, CA Study: Market Shrinks for Bay Area Homes Priced Under $500,000 https://www.nbcbayarea.com 2017-10-28

Sunnyvale, CA Sunnyvale eases some restrictions on building granny units http://www.mercurynews.com/ 2017-10-27

Winston-Salem, NC County commissioners removing kinship provision in accessory dwellings http://www.journalnow.com/ 2017-10-27

Portland, OR Portland hosts national summit on Accessory Dwelling Units http://portlandtribune.com 2017-10-25

Berkeley, CA Opinion: ADUs present an innovative way to create affordable housing http://www.berkeleyside.com 2017-10-24

State of CA Assemblymember Richard Bloom Talks on CA Housing Legislative Package https://cal.streetsblog.org/ 2017-10-23

Sonoma County, CA Moving forward on housing relief http://www.sonomawest.com 2017-10-22

Bend, OR Bend council approves housing fee exemptions http://www.bendbulletin.com 2017-10-20

Orange County, CA Aliso Viejo ordinance may help create more housing in the city http://www.ocregister.com 2017-10-20

Pasadena, CA Opinions Range at Accessory Dwelling Unit Town Hall Meeting Tuesday http://www.pasadenanow.com 2017-10-18

Austin, TX CodeNEXT density increase could mean parking requirement decrease https://www.austinmonitor.com 2017-10-17

Seattle, WA City of Seattle starts review process for ADU rule changes https://seattle.curbed.com/ 2017-10-16

San Diego, CA Vacation Rentals Worsen the Housing Crisis http://www.voiceofsandiego.org 2017-10-15

Ventura, CA Ventura to consider sales tax spending and granny flats Ventura County Star 2017-10-15

North Bay, CA North Bay fires may bring housing crisis of epic proportions http://abc7news.com/ 2017-10-13

Cody, WY Rules for accessory dwellings may change http://www.codyenterprise.com/ 2017-10-11

Pleasanton, CA Guest Opinion: How to deal with new state housing laws https://www.pleasantonweekly.com 2017-10-09

State of CA [CA] Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update http://imperialvalleynews.com/ 2017-10-08

Long Beach, CA ANOTHER VIEW: Keep Granny Flats Small http://www.gazettes.com 2017-10-06

Carlsbad, CA Carlsbad passes new accessory dwelling ordinance https://www.thecoastnews.com 2017-10-05

Portland, OR Portland neighborhood growth recommendations released http://koin.com/ 2017-10-04

Tempe, AZ Tempe neighborhood struggles to hold onto its identity http://www.statepress.com/ 2017-10-04

Sturgeon Bay, WI Accessory dwelling changes takes next step in Sturgeon Bay http://www.doorcountydailynews.com/ 2017-10-03

Seattle, WA New rules for backyard cottages and in-law apartments? http://westseattleblog.com/ 2017-10-03

Laguna Beach, CA Illegal Units Likely to Emerge from Secrecy https://www.lagunabeachindy.com 2017-10-02

San Jose, CA San Jose mayor proposes 25,000 residential units amid housing crisis http://www.mercurynews.com 2017-10-02

Los Angeles, CA Dying shopping malls can make room for new condos and apartments http://www.latimes.com/ 2017-09-29

Boulder, CO From the Editorial Advisory Board: Granny flats http://www.dailycamera.com 2017-09-29

Mendocino County, CA Mendocino County vacation rental ban a no-go http://www.ukiahdailyjournal.com/ 2017-09-23

Santa Clara County Housing is a statewide crisis - Bay Area prices are soaring again http://www.mercurynews.com/ 2017-09-19

Del Mar, CA Affordable homes may come in Del Mar backyards http://www.10news.com/ 2017-09-18