Granny flats grow in popularity despite high costs



Homeowners are showing a growing interest in adding so-called “granny flats”, or accessory dwelling units, to their homes, according to a National Association of Home Builders survey of remodeling contractors. The survey shows that around a fifth of home improvement firms have taken on contracts to add an ADU to people’s homes, either by building […]

Denver pilots new granny flat program aimed at solving city housing shortages



Authorities in Denver are initiating a new program in the city that aims to solve housing shortage problems while providing a new income stream for low-earning homeowners.

Granny flats on the rise as cities battle against inventory shortage



So-called “granny flats”, which generally means specialized housing units for older in-laws, are seeing their popularity surge in a number of housing-starved areas across the country, according to media reports.