Accessory Dwelling Units: A Step by Step Guide to Design and Development

2019

By: AARP, Rodney Harrell, Shannon Guzman

https://futureofhousing.aarp.org/wp-content/themes/aarp-housing/dist/ADU-Catalog.pdf

Accessory Dwelling Units

This guide is designed to help home owners, builders, and local stakeholders understand the process of designing and constructing an accessory dwelling unit (ADU). It includes case studies of ADU regulations in Austin, Texas; Denver; Washington, D.C.; and Oakland, California. Subsequent sections address project financing, ADU space planning, and profiles of three ADU designs.