Jan Brueckner, professor of economics at the University of California, Irvine and others write, “Recent legislation signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom will allow property owners to construct dwellings of 800 square feet or more in their backyards and to convert garages into living space. Renting out these backyard dwellings could generate new income for homeowners while also helping to ease California’s housing affordability problem.”

For the full story, please visit https://www.ocregister.com/2019/11/14/backyarding-from-cape-town-to-california/.

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