HOUZD to ADU by HPP Cares

Welcome to HOUZD to ADU by HPP CARES the trailblazer in teaching consumers to Design Finance Construct Lease and Protect there future ADU Units.

Here is an overview of the steps you can expect to take along your journey as you develop your ADU. Home improvement projects unfold, most homeowners discover that they are learning and revising throughout the process. There may be questions you have about building your ADU. Which architects and builders should you hire for your second unit? Is there a way your team can work together better? What can you do to ensure your project will be approved? Knowing these steps ahead of time can help you understand how the process works. It's important to figure out what you want, what's feasible, and what your working budget should be. As part of our live webinar HOUZD to ADU by HPP Cares Design Finance Construct Lease Protect, we provide a pre-course guidebook (for participants) that will get you started on designing and building your ADU. Understand you will need to put the work into your project to achieve the end goal of completing an ADU found within our webinar.

  1. Design
  2. construct
  3. Finance
  4. lease
  5. Protect
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HPP CARES CDE's accomplishments these past few years have been significant and all-encompassing; striving to advocate under the National Coalition for Equities’ umbrella to maintain a powerful community voice among the Federal and State regulators and major private sector corporations to address public policy issues, and to focus on the wealth & income inequality affecting affordable homeownership and small business growth. With the NCFE, HPP CARES CDE’s outreach efforts have led to an increase in corporate social responsibility and consumer protection. We have been able to reach more people, collaborate with more companies, meet with more regulators, all in the name of helping deserving individuals become sustainable homebuyers, successful small business owners, protected consumers and empowering California communities. HPP CARES CDE is at the forefront of helping people of color become partners in our mission to reduce income and wealth inequality and build stronger futures for all minority groups.