Category Archives: "Affordable Small Homes"
Verde and Enhabit share goals of advancing Affordable Small Homes, also known as Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU’s), as one strategy to address the region’s affordable housing crisis. Enhabit is an Oregon non-profit dedicated to energy efficiency and, more recently, ADU’s. To help accelerate the development of affordable ADU programs envisioned by citywide community-based collaborators, Enhabit … Read More >
Affordable Small Homes, also known as Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU’s) are ideally suited to increase access to affordable housing for low-income renters by leveraging available land in established neighborhoods, existing infrastructure and willing homeowners. To date though, white, upper-income homeowners and renters in Portland’s most expensive neighborhoods have almost exclusively enjoyed this housing option. However, there … Read More >