As a town immersed in rapid growth, keeping up with the housing demands is challenging. Many lots in Bozeman are large enough for an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU), and homeowners utilize the space. An ADU is a structure added to the principal residence on the property. It can be attached or detached, but there must be a separate entrance from the primary dwelling if attached.
Homeowners can use an ADU as an office or guest space, but they are often used as either a long-term or short-term rental unit. The rental market continues to be tight and building an ADU as a rental can be a worthwhile investment. However, there are several things to consider before jumping in.
Things to Consider When Building an ADU
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