Proven Solutions to Build More ADUs

Backyard Housing Program for Local ADU Patrons

Use our ADU plans as examples

free for local jurisdictions and non-profits*

Sq Feet

750 sq ft

Bed / Bath

2Bed, 1Bath

backyard housing opportunity
Scaling ADUs in Bay Area and Beyond

Use Proven Solutions to Build More Backyard Housing

ADU Plans for Owner-Builders

Let us offer sizes and layouts that have been tried in the field.

Our owler-builders will enjoy lower pre-construction cost.

Master Plans from Experienced Builders

Local jurisdiction gains extra income from pre-approved permits.

Community gets reduced plan check time.

Information Support for Local Community

Our capabilities include ADU counter hours, online events and website support.

Select the mix that works for your residents.

space for backyard housing
Let your residents save time and money

Three benefits of working with HomeWiP

Perimeter foundation for ADU
Four+ Foundation Methods
  • slab
  • perimeter
  • piers
  • helical piles
  • hybrid
Framing of ADU
Four+ Framing Methods
  • custom (stick) built
  • modular
  • container
  • panelized
  • home kits 
Multiple Floor Plans
  • studio
  • one bedroom/one bath
  • two bedroom/one bath
  • two bedroom/two bath
  • 2 story

These solutions are uniquely modeled after best practices across California.

HomeWiP works to bring construction costs down with site specific options and multiple builders – each boasting a certain skill. No one size fits all approach, because every backyard is different.

We believe in backyard housing, and the recent trends point to more backyard options coming.

We invite you to join the consortium of public and private sector actors, ADU Patrons, aiming to provide much needed affordable backyard housing.


Our geography .

Where we work

We are passionate advocates for compact backyard homes.  Today our team covers greater Bay Area – from South San Francisco to San Jose and Santa Cruz. We have worked with various jurisdictions including Redwood City, San Mateo, Menlo Park, Atherton, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, as well as Berkeley, Oakland, Fremont, Hayward, Milpitas, constantly adding new locations. Let’s get started today and streamline ADU construction where you are.

DIY list for your residents - a sample of what we can do

Your community needs step by step guide?

  1. Wish list – exactly what you need and why.
  2. Define budget.
  3. Site feasibility – what you and your builder need to know about your property.
  4. Secure financing. It is available, whatever your situation is.
  5. Select design, then construction method and builder.
  6. Select finishes and fixtures to confirm scope and budget. Finalize plans. Apply for permit.
  7. Preparation. Utilities work. Foundation. Building.
  8. Pass building inspection and celebrate!
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