Matthew Littell contributes to ArchitectureBoston’s latest issue

ArchitectureBoston’s recent issue, “Getting to Yes,” focuses on the Imagine Boston comprehensive plan’s targeted 53,000 new units of much-needed housing by 2030. Utile Principal Matthew Littell’s contributed article, “New family frames”, highlights the role of Accessory Dwelling Units (also known as “granny flats” or “in-law” apartments) in addressing the city’s housing crisis. Loosening the existing, antiquated restrictions on ADUs will create additional residential options, alleviating the reliance on new development to solve the housing deficit. Matthew writes, “Allowing homeowners more freedom to adapt their existing homes to changing needs can promote long-term occupancy and neighborhood stability.” You can read the full article here.

Posted on January 13, 2017