Mary Mayden
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Q&A: Mary Maydan, Principal and Founder of Maydan Architects

Mary Maydan – Photography by Ben Maydan Mary Maydan Mary Maydan made the switch from journalist to architect after building an ultra-modern home for her

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Q&A: Dana Cuff, Director of CityLAB

Dana Cuff – Director of CityLAB Dana Cuff Adding accessory dwelling units to the close to half a million single-family properties in Los Angeles would

Hisako Ichiki
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Q&A: Hisako Ichiki, Co-Founder, Bunch Design

Hisako Ichiki – Co-Owner of Bunch Design Hisako Ichiki Thinking about living in a new way, designing for community, and looking ahead to the future

California Counties - ADU Plans
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California Counties are offering Free ADU plans.

California counties are offering free ADU plans. Creative ways counties are working with homeowners to help reduce costs of ADU construction. It’s an exciting time

California Cities Offering Free ADU Plans
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Cities Developing Pre-Approved ADU Plans Program

Cities Developing Free Pre-Approved ADU Plans Program In years past, constructing an accessory dwelling unit in California meant creating a custom product, which could often

Florentine Christian
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Q&A: Florentine Christian, founder and CEO of SideKick Homes

Florentine Christian, Sidekick Homes Florentine Christian From working in construction as a kid to working in real estate as an adult and learning what was

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Q&A: Dafna Akiva, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Office

Dafna Akiva, Co-Founder Veev Dafna Akiva Dafna is a 10+ year veteran in the real estate investment, development, management and construction industries. Prior to co-founding


Assembly Member Phil Ting Q&A

Assembly Member Phil Ting Phil Ting Accessory dwelling units have always existed in Phil Ting’s neighborhood in San Francisco, the Sunset District. It’s just been

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Q&A: Helen Leung, Co-Executive Director of LA Mas

Helen Leung, Co-Executive Director of LA Mas Helen Leung Accessory dwelling units have become much more popular and mainstream to build in California in the

Financing Your Dream ADU
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Financing Your ADU

Good data related to accessory dwelling units can be hard to come by, in that for decades, prohibitions against the construction of granny flats, casitas,