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While you were sleeping: LA bans “granny flats” as Airbnbs

While you were sleeping: LA bans “granny flats” as Airbnbs

Los Angeles’s law policing short-term rentals goes into effect Friday, and one crucial component is being overlooked: A ban...

While you were sleeping: LA bans “granny flats” as Airbnbs
Airbnb Chief Executive Brian Chesky. A new city law would limit so-called granny flats from being posted on Airbnb. (Credit: Getty Images and iStock)

While you were sleeping: LA bans “granny flats” as Airbnbs

Los Angeles’s law policing short-term rentals goes into effect Friday, and one crucial component is being overlooked: A ban...

While you were sleeping: LA bans “granny flats” as Airbnbs
Gavin Newsom signed bills to facilitate backyard home construction.

Yes, in my backyard: Brokers say new accessory dwelling unit law will reduce barriers to building

So-called granny flats have proliferated in Los Angeles and throughout California in the last few years, with homeowners often earning extra money by converting...

Yes, in my backyard: Brokers say new accessory dwelling unit law will reduce barriers to building
LA accuses contractor of scamming homeowners with “granny flat” scheme

LA accuses contractor of scamming homeowners with “granny flat” scheme

Los Angeles is suing a local contractor, alleging the company defrauded homeowners of more than $1 million in a...

LA accuses contractor of scamming homeowners with “granny flat” scheme
City’s move to ban “granny flats” in some hillside areas prompts more debate

City’s move to ban “granny flats” in some hillside areas prompts more debate

Los Angeles city officials are recommending a ban on so-called “granny flats” in some hillside areas including upscale neighborhoods...

City’s move to ban “granny flats” in some hillside areas prompts more debate
LA takes another shot at regulating “granny flats” amid housing shortage

LA takes another shot at regulating “granny flats” amid housing shortage

So-called “granny flats,” which have been touted as a way to help combat Los Angeles’ and the state’s housing...

LA takes another shot at regulating “granny flats” amid housing shortage
NIMBY what? LA will pay homeowners to house the homeless in their backyard

NIMBY what? LA will pay homeowners to house the homeless in their backyard

In Los Angeles’ latest effort to combat the growing number of homeless, city officials have come up with a...

NIMBY what? LA will pay homeowners to house the homeless in their backyard
Garcetti’s pledge to build 100K housing units is ahead of schedule. But there’s a problem

Garcetti’s pledge to build 100K housing units is ahead of schedule. But there’s a problem

Upon assuming the role of mayor in 2013, Eric Garcetti made a pledge to build 100,000 new housing units over the course of eight...

Garcetti’s pledge to build 100K housing units is ahead of schedule. But there’s a problem
Angelenos scramble to build granny flats before City Council vote

Angelenos scramble to build granny flats before City Council vote

Angelenos are filing en masse to build granny flats before new city-wide restrictions go into effect. More than 50 applications...

Angelenos scramble to build granny flats before City Council vote
City Planning loosens restrictions on “granny flats”

City Planning loosens restrictions on “granny flats”

Angelenos looking to draw in some extra cash with a secondary unit or “granny flat” can start hammering away...

City Planning loosens restrictions on “granny flats”
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