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Creating Value with a Legal, Private Rental Apartment

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Do you need extra income? Do you have more home than you need, but don’t want a roommate? Do you need a live-in caregiver? Does your aging parent or returning child need a place to live? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions and are a homeowner, creating a private accessory dwelling unit (a.k.a. second unit or in-law apartment) could address your need.

Recent changes in state and local zoning code have removed long-standing barriers, making it possible for many homeowners to create legal accessory dwelling units. A simple permitting process has also been introduced to turn a spare bedroom(s) into a “junior” accessory dwelling unit.

Come learn what it would take to create a private living space in your home. Course topics include a description of the various types of units, zoning requirements, financing options, rental considerations, and the steps involved in adding a cottage or transforming a garage, basement, or bedroom into a comfortable living unit. The second class will be an interactive session during which the instructor will answer questions and review layouts of participants’ homes for accessory dwelling unit potential.

Class Details

2 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

Kathleen Doyle Hall

Lilypad Homes 



Registration Closes On
Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/19/2018 - 4/26/2018 Weekly - Thu 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Petaluma, Kathleen Doyle Hall  Map, Room: PC 205 Lilypad Homes