Los Angeles’ housing crisis has been in the news a lot lately, and it doesn’t show signs of letting up. All over Los Angeles County, homeowners are looking for ways to secure housing for their loved ones or help provide additional housing while bringing in rental income. They’re finding the answer in accessory dwelling units
San Francisco is a beautiful, historic, unique, busy, diverse, and sometimes crazy place, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. All that character makes it a popular place to live. That’s why accessory dwellings (ADUs) are popping up left and right. If you’re interested in bringing in rental income or building a new space
Accessory dwellings, ADUs, in-law apartments, backyard cottages, granny flats…They go by about a million different names (some of which aren’t exactly ideal). Whatever you want to call it, it’s a major project, and that can mean a lot of risk. That’s why using the best ADU company on the San Francisco Peninsula is so important.
It seems like everyone’s talking about accessory dwellings in California, and they’re especially popular in Oakland, Piedmont, and Alameda. For anyone who wants to make the most of their property in these areas, it’s absolutely critical to get the best ADU builder in Oakland. With over 100 projects in Oakland, Piedmont, and Alameda, it’s clear
Multigenerational families are realizing that they can (and should) live together The AARP reports that almost 90% of seniors would rather stay at home than move to an elder care facility. This shouldn’t be surprising to any of us. As humans, we value independence, familiar surroundings, and the comfort of being near loved ones. And
At New Avenue, we are all about solving the housing crisis and empowering homeowners. That means changing the way housing works in places like California, where we are facing a shortage of three to four million units. If you’ve been with us for a while, you know that one of the smartest ways to address
Often, the city can’t keep up with changing state laws (which is, frankly, almost impossible). We pointed out a new law. As a result, the city building department agreed not to create $20,000+ in work. When your city inspectors tell you that your accessory dwelling needs a fire sprinkler, you tend to trust that they
When a family decides to add an accessory dwelling, they often consider converting a storage building or garage on the property. This works so well when the existing building is in good shape. Here’s a gorgeous garage conversion in Berkeley, just across the street from another amazing project. Brit and Ethan decided to convert their