Positive Future #587 (Feature photo – Accessory Dwelling Unit Over Garage – CCA SA 3.0 Unported, Abel Ezekowitz)
Taking the lead, California has legalized Accessory Dwelling Units – the right to build small houses on your existing home lot or retrofit a garage. This means you can build for relatives or create affordable rentals for other people. As America’s population grows by 2.7 million a year, this may be a way to ease the housing crisis.
Curbed news journalist Patrick Sisson brings us more of the story here: