Presented by Housing Trust Silicon Valley, Sponsored by AARP

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are a great housing option to keep family and friends close and prevent displacement, build wealth and as urban infill. This panel will discuss state legislation to ease development restrictions and how local jurisdictions are further encouraging development. Considerations of ADU design includes orientation, efficient floor plans and Universal Design to properly age in place. Education and financing are the biggest barriers of development, which will be discussed throughout the session.

Vianey Nava / ADU Program Manager of HTSV
Carrie Shores / Owner/Principal of Inspired Independence
Steve Vallejos / President and Property Developer of prefabADU
Shila Behzadiaria / Associate Planner of City of Sunnyvale
Sen. Bob Wiekowski / Sponsor of Senate Bill 13
Moderated by Fred Buzo / Associate State Director of AARP


Available at the Fourth Street Garage (no parking validation) across from the library on E. San Fernando Street and 4th.

Bike racks are located on South Fourth St. near E. San Fernando Street.

May 17th
10:00AM - 11:30AM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Room 255