In a bit of a role reversal, New York City is taking a somewhat laid-back approach to its endorsement of accessory dwelling units as a useful option in the housing expansion tool kit.

The do-it-yourself additions to single-family lots, more commonly known as Granny Flats, have the full backing of the state in California, which is trying to encourage just about everyone in the Golden State to make room for Grandma in the back yard.


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