Can tiny, backyard homes meet communities’ housing needs?

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Heard On The Morning Show
A backyard cottage sitting behind a main home
A backyard cottage located behind a home in Seattle, Washington. Photo courtesy of the Sightline Institute/ CC By 2.0

Accessory dwelling units — also known as granny flats or mother-in-law apartments — are being looked at nationally as a way to provide both affordable and senior housing in traditional neighborhoods. We talk with two housing experts about the potential and barriers for this housing model.

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Kurt Paulsen Guest
  • Susan Thering Guest

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