Housing lessons Interested in accessory dwelling units? The Housing Trust of Silicon Valley is collecting names for homeowners interested in learning more about ADUs. They will convene a focus group this month to help develop loan program parameters and will [...]
The demand for housing in the metro Bay Area is far outpacing the supply, a phenomenon that is driving inflated real estate prices even higher. There are high-rise apartment buildings popping up all over San Francisco to meet the housing [...]
Minarc has thrown their hat into the ring with their answer to California’s housing crisis – the Plús Hús, which is Icelandic for “plus house”. State regulations on ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units), or “Granny flats”, have been loosened, meaning tiny [...]
Recent local stories underscore the necessity of the Fair Housing Act today... It has been 50 years since the passage of the federal Fair Housing Act. While discrimination today is usually more covert – often done with a smile and [...]
From Koi Peterson. see full article.... California State ADU Legislation In California, two or three significant pieces of ADU legislation are making their way through senate committees currently. Depending on how these bills shake out, they could also have signifcant impact [...]
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) awarded HDR Remodeling top awards in two of the most prestigious categories. They won the 2018 Residential Detached Structure Award for this Oakland Accessory Dwelling Unit. more...
When space is limited, less is more, and quality and craftsmanship take priority over quantity. Oftentimes, it's this creative, minimalist mindset that inspires individuals, couples, and families to swap their larger abodes for small space living and tiny homes. Making [...]