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The Washington Grove Racial and Social Equity Committee presents
A Series of Programs about Accessory Dwelling Units
Fall 2022

The forthcoming Comprehensive Plan suggests that the Town explore the possibility of permitting Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs).  What would that mean for our Town within a Forest?  Let’s learn more and ask questions.

An Accessory Dwelling Unit in Arlington, Virginia.

Watch a recording of the September 22, 2022 presentation from Kol Peterson (Passcode: Myw5.J=R), nationally-known ADU advocate, author of “Backdoor Revolution: The Definitive Guide to ADU Development,” and founder of the world’s first tiny-house hotel.

Watch a recording of the October 26, 2022 presentation from Lisa Govoni, a housing planner with the Montgomery County Planning Department, and Ehsan Motazedi, Deputy Director of the Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services (Passcode: 9^fU95nR), about the county’s ADU program and its goals.

View slides from the December 1, 2022 presentation from Nick Patten, an attorney who practices housing law in DC (PDF), about research regarding ADUs, diversity, and social equity.

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