Back View

Well-designed rentals L.A. can afford. That’s the mission of the Backyard Homes Project

In the University Park neighborhood just north of USC, Katherine Guevara and her husband, David Guevara Rosillo, are building a home that will subtly evoke a California Craftsman, with a pitched roof, porch posts and light ornamentation.

….Timme cited a UCLA CityLAB study suggesting that ADUs are feasible for 5% to 10% of the 500,000 single-family lots in Los Angeles, evidence that there’s plenty of room for programs to innovate without bumping up against the limits of supply. A 2019 study by the California Housing Partnership found that Los Angeles has an affordable housing shortage of more than 500,000 units….