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Report Summary:
Chicago has a worsening shortage of affordable housing for moderate- and lower-income households. However, accessory dwelling units (ADUs) such as backyard, attic-, and basement-level units are restricted and challenging construct. Unlocking ADUs, the ULI Chicago Health and Social Equity Task Force report identifies the numerous barriers to building an ADU and offers a set of recommendations that inspired and informed the development of Chicago’s ADU pilot program.

Report Summary: Chicago has a worsening shortage of affordable housing for moderate- and lower-income households. However, accessory dwelling units (ADUs) such as backyard, attic-, and basement-level units are restricted and challenging construct. Unlocking ADUs, the ULI Chicago Health and Social Equity Task Force report identifies the numerous barriers to building an ADU and offers a set of recommendations that inspired and informed the development of Chicago’s ADU pilot program.

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