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Council: ADUs Coming to Your Neighborhood?
Land-use advocates at AURA are calling on Council to approve the ADU ordinance
"..."secondary dwelling units," also called "accessory dwelling units," or ADUs, with an ordinance that appears for its third reading..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Then There's This: Split Views on ADUs
'Granny flats' measure breaks from the CodeNext pack
"...divisive issue of Accessory Dwelling Units, also known as ADUs, granny flats, in-law apartments, secondary dwellings ... and so..."

June 20, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

Council: Choosing Sides
An estimated 9,000 lots will become eligible to build ADUs
"...loosened sufficiently (at least near "transit corridors") to facilitate ADUs on an estimated 9,000 residential lots. In theory, the..."

Nov. 27, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Public Notice: Ora Houston's Nightmare
Night of the living acronyms
"...most abbreviated topics in city government. (More confusing still, ADUs and STRs have a lot of overlapping issues and..."

July 31, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Let the Sun Shine In!
Council buys solar, supports Planned Parenthood, fingerprints TNCs
"...is understandable. They also accomplished plenty, from ABIA to ADUs – but the headline items were more solar power..."

Oct. 21, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Keep Austin Affordable
"...Specifically, the misrepresentation of AURA and other proponents of ADUs. I’m one of those "new urban" AURA members who..."

June 15, 2015 Postmarks

Public Notice: A Tale of Two Processes
An ugly process to get to a not-awful ordinance
"...compromise ordinance easing restrictions on building accessory dwelling units (ADUs) – mostly to the good – but in such..."

Nov. 27, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

What Land Use Code Do We Need to Build the City We Want?
Planning a way forward after CodeNEXT
"...in West Austin, perhaps, or more accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in East Austin, maybe...."

April 12, 2019 News Feature by the News Staff

A Land Use Lexicon
"...ADUs: Accessory dwelling units are secondary residences on one residential..."

June 9, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

FactCHECK
"...mobile home parks against displacement; 4) Increasing opportunities for ADUs to increase affordable housing in high-opportunity areas of the..."

Jan. 18, 2016 Postmarks

Council: Taking It to Committee
Council members talk TNC and STR regulation
"...business and a phalanx of marching acronyms: TNCs, STRs, ADUs, SXSW, etc. So it’s a good moment to summarize..."

Oct. 28, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Meet the New Neighbors
Old Austin and New can't agree on ADUs
"...resolution directing city staff to draft new regs for ADUs – the zoning-speak for living units more commonly known..."

June 12, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Public Notice: Can I Get a Scheduler?
District 9 opponents need to be in three places at once tonight
"...meeting to discuss current regulations on Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs, also known as granny flats or secondary dwellings), and..."

Sept. 19, 2014 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: Homes for the Holidays?
Housing Blueprint Gets an Implementation Plan
"...cheer for smaller lots, relaxed regulations on micro-units, co-ops, ADUs, parking, and more. Neighborhood preservationists can be cheered that..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Commissioners Hash Out CodeNEXT's Mobility Details
Cars, parking, and more addressed at recent meeting
"...owner to subdivide the lot into two and put ADUs on both lots. This has been a source of..."

April 6, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

CodeNEXT Fun With Levers and Indicators
Planning Commission learn how priorities affect mapping
"...test how Austin’s housing stock would benefit from more ADUs, the working group mapped ADUs onto every residential property..."

Feb. 8, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Public Notice: The End of Single-Family?
Possibly. And look who’s leading the charge.
"...is that both commissions have made recommendations to have ADUs allowed everywhere. And so I wonder – this is..."

Dec. 8, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

CodeNEXT: Slogging Toward Draft Three
"...Regarding accessory dwelling units, ZAP recommends that smaller, income-restricted ADUs be fast-tracked and that the city eliminate permitting fees..."

Nov. 3, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Tovo and Casar Unfiltered on CodeNEXT
The Council members' full conversation with the Chronicle
"...of the things that we need to watch with ADUs. One of the things our Council did was intended..."

Sept. 14, 2017 News Post by Nick Barbaro

Why Does Everyone Hate CodeNEXT?
Can a polarized Austin reach consensus on land use by next spring?
"...to "LDR" (low density residential) does appear to allow ADUs, but otherwise looks like little more than a change..."

June 9, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Public Notice: Farewell to STRADUTNC
With a decision made on STRs, perhaps we can move on to other things?
"...plate by the previous council. First accessory dwelling units (ADUs), then transportation network companies (TNCs), and now STRs, have..."

Feb. 26, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Gimme Shelter
Austin's housing market is rough. It's even worse if you have a criminal record.
"...believes that his push to increase accessory dwelling units (ADUs) will improve affordable housing opportunities in general. "My office..."

Jan. 29, 2016 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Council: Headaches for the Holidays
In the home stretch, members wrangle short-term rentals
"...softening of ancillary regs on construction of already permitted ADUs, coupled with the elimination of parking requirements near "transit..."

Dec. 11, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Headlines
"...planned unit developments ... and plenty more. See "Council: ADUs Coming to Your Neighborhood?," Nov. 20...."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature

Public Notice: Speed Limit?
City government: Rebuilt in two weeks
"...Neighborhood Issues workshop – a monster, including Code Compliance, ADUs, short-term rentals, stealth dorms, parking, etc. – was pushed..."

Feb. 13, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: First, Do No Harm
Council dives in
"...Monday, Feb. 9: Neighborhood Issues (including Code Compliance, ADUs, short-term rentals, stealth dorms, parking, etc.); Transportation and Mobility..."

Feb. 6, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: The Battle Is Joined
Life Inside the Campaign War Zone
"...public meeting to discuss regulations on Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs, also known as granny flats or secondary dwellings), and..."

Sept. 12, 2014 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: Slouching Toward CodeCRONK
City manager gives Council a multiple-choice quiz for the land development code redo
"...in general, more "small-scale multifamily uses, as well as ADUs, condominiums, and townhomes." All of this may be low-hanging..."

March 22, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: False Binary Choices
Finding middle ground in Austin politics
"...We ought to have ADUs everywhere...."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: And, We’re Off …
Council tees up CodeNEXT for a loooong drive, takes a breather
"...the tools available in the city's toolbox – duplexes, ADUs, mixed-use, etc. – that the city look at the..."

June 29, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

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