Mayor Proposes City of Poway, CA Pay for Accessory Dwelling Units

Mayor Proposes City of Poway, CA Pay for Accessory Dwelling Units

Poway Mayor Steve Vaus says he will present an idea for low-cost housing in Poway to the City Council . Vaus’ program is called HOMES or Home On My Extra Space. The proposal says the City of Poway pays construction costs for ADU or accessory dwelling unit on...
Can Modular Homes Save Ski Towns?

Can Modular Homes Save Ski Towns?

Can modular homes solve the affordable housing crisis in Mammoth, Big Bear  and other ski towns across the West, and maybe even save the planet as an added benefit? “It’s an evolving industry that is getting better every day,” said Michael O’Connor,...
Folsom Hotel Opens Five Months Early Using Modular Construction

Folsom Hotel Opens Five Months Early Using Modular Construction

Early check in? With modular construction the answer is yes! The Fairfield Inn in Folsom, CA was Marriott’s first hotel built using offsite construction methods. All the suites on the first floor and the entire second and third floors are made up of modules while half...
Using Modular Construction To Rebuilt After A Natural Disaster

Using Modular Construction To Rebuilt After A Natural Disaster

Home owners are still reeling from the effects of the wildfires in California. But soon, they’ll be looking at all options to rebuild, repair or replace their homes. And that will place extremely high demand on home builders. While some homes will not be a total loss,...
Encinitas Plan for Permit-Ready Granny Flats

Encinitas Plan for Permit-Ready Granny Flats

ENCINITAS (NEWS 8) – As the state’s affordable housing crisis worsens, the City of Encinitas has launched a bold new initiative to encourage its homeowners to do their part. It’s an initiative that promises to increase housing density while keeping its neighbors’...