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ADUs Come in Many Shapes and Sizes

Accessory dwelling units can be attached, detached, internal upper-level, lower-level and more

Since ADUs can be created in many different shapes and styles, they’re able to fit discreetly into all sorts of communities, including suburban subdivisions, row-house streets (either with or without backalleys), walkable town or urban neighborhoods — and, of course, large lots and rural regions.

Follow the links below to learn about a variety of ADU types.


MORE ABOUT ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS

Visit AARP.org/ADU for links to more articles and to order AARP's free publications about accessory dwelling units.