MinnPost: Accessory dwelling units were supposed to help ease the Twin Cities’ housing crunch. How’s that working out?
EXCERPT: “As homeowners in Minneapolis’ Longfellow neighborhood, Stephanie and Ross knew they needed to tear down their detached garage when they were expecting their first child about two years ago. The old structure was in bad shape and couldn’t meet their new needs for space with a child on the way. But, in those early days of construction planning, the couple realized another issue with their property: Where could they comfortably host grandparents from out of town, now that their family is growing in size? That’s when they decided to build a new one-bedroom apartment on top of a future two-stall garage, making for a home-improvement project that felt like one for the benefits of two.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2ZOlGDm