Accessory Dwelling Units: A Flexible Free-Market Housing Solution

R Street Policy Study No. 89, March 2017

By: R Street Institute

http://www.rstreet.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/89.pdf

Accessory dwelling Units

This briefing paper provides a primer on accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and summarizes common regulatory barriers to ADU development. It explains the ADU concept and the benefits of ADUs to individuals, and it discusses structural and occupancy restrictions that limit ADU opportunities.