The City of Los Angeles will pilot a backyard housing model to help reduce homelessness. The goal is to create enough units over three years to house 1,750 homeless people. The new program will launch in the spring of 2019. The model is called the "Second Dwelling Unit (Accessory Dwelling Unit, or ADU) Pilot Program." The model makes it possible for homeowners in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County to construct housing on their residential properties for homeless families and individuals. An ADU (also known as a second dwelling unit, granny flat, etc.) is an additional house that can . . .