TYPES of ADUs
No matter what you call accessory dwelling units (ADUs) - aka granny flats, in-law units, secondary suites, cottages, or backyard bungalows, they are an affordable, effective way to create more space and housing.
Backyard-Bungalows specializes in building the following types of ADUs:
ADUs can be constructed to be any size (within your local building code limits), but the most common ADU footprints are:
Why rent out your ADU?
With the severe housing shortage in the SF Bay Area, both the state and the county have passed regulations making it easier, and sometimes less expensive, to develop rental ADUs on single-home properties.
Building an ADU that meets your state and town's ADU building codes means that: