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Much ADU about nothing

might be familiar with granny pods, in-law flats, carriage houses or casitas, all falling under the category of the colorless term, “Accessory Dwelling Units” or ADUs. Built on the same property as primary residences, these sidekick spaces can serve as suites for visitors or aging parents, office or studio space, or as rental properties for homeowners looking to make some extra cash. According to Bob Newren, sales manager for AAA Home Improvements, a Lakewood-based contractor that has built a considerable number of ADUs, these structures can be detached, attached or conversional. • A detached ADU can be a garage on the main level with an apartment unit above it, or an ADU with a garage attached. • An attached ADU shares a wall with the […]
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