To learn more about the Accessory Dwelling Units law, provisions, and purpose
The State of New Hampshire’s new law regarding Accessory Dwelling Units went into effect on June 1, 2017, with many of our area towns adopting or revising their own zoning ordinances to allow for ADUs as a matter of right or special exception. Here are a few links to some excellent resources that municipal land use and homeowners alike might find helpful:
Here are copies of the items in our ADU Workshop presentation packet. Copies of amended ordinances from Wakefield, Moultonborough, Alton, Freedom and Wakefield follow.
ADU Law 2017 – UPDATED
To learn more about the need for Workforce Housing
There are several websites that provide the census data that affirm the need for affordable workforce housing in our communities. They provide regional and community specific data on housing costs – both rental and purchase – population, income levels, types of housing available and under construction, how many households are paying more than 30% of their incomes on housing, etc. The NHHFA and NH Workforce Housing Council website provide this type of information. The other websites provided here provide additional information about housing and our area.