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San Jose and Secondary Units

In the City of San Jose, secondary units are generally allowed in R-1 Single-Family Residence Zoning Districts only, but may also be allowed in certain Planned Development Zoning Districts (i.e., those with R-1 Zoning...

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BuilderLink with New Avenue: Building (Very) Small Homes

From http://mynetwork.yourbuilderlink.com/pg/pages/view/140827/ Building (Very) Little Houses Podcast #019 length: 29 mins. Well there may not be a housing boom, but for non-traditional, smaller homes, there may be a growing market. On this podcast, Greg and...

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Yes, in My Backyard

More than half of this country’s single-family homes have just one or two occupants each and sit on sizable lots. That wastes space, energy, and resources. But what if tiny homes—cute, complete, and meeting...

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Downsizing to an eco-friendly home

New Avenue Homes founder Kevin Casey is rethinking how we live by focusing on multi-generational living, where grandparents, parents, and kids share one piece of land with two homes on it. The parents and...

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Homes by the (back)yard

Two big showstoppers at the 2011 Pacific Coast Builders Conference were, in fact, small. New Avenue, a full-service small home provider, had two of its cottage residences on display. In today’s post, we talk...

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Episode 10 – Building in the Backyard

On today’s show we interviewed Kevin Casey, founder of New Avenue, a startup that is solving the affordable housing issue in urban areas by building small, energy efficient structures in the backyards of existing...

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Clean Tech Tiny House in San Jose

New Avenue Homes, builder of a popular NZE tiny house in Berkeley, has a new Clean Tech Exhibit home on display in San Jose. The home has a living room, kitchenette, bedroom, bathroom, storage,...

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Get income from accessory dwelling units

During retirement, sources of retirement income typically come from Social Security and a retiree’s own savings. But seniors around the country are finding that adding a second, independent living space to their homes can...