Yes, In My Backyard: Building ADUs to Address Homelessness
University of Denver Sturm College of Law Homeless Advocacy Policy Project, Yes, in My Backyard: Building Adus to Address Homelessness (Sara Rankin, Nantiya Ruan, Elie Zweibel Eds., 2018).
40 Pages Posted: 4 May 2018
Date Written: May 3, 2018
Several cities around the country are experimenting with accessory dwellings – small units in residential backyards – to address housing shortages and homelessness crises. This guide analyzes innovative case studies in Colorado, Washington, California, and Oregon to provide lessons on structural design, project funding, screening and matching residents and hosts, potential legal liabilities, zoning regulations, and public relations considerations.
Keywords: zoning, dwelling units, granny flats, homelessness, homeless
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