San Diego City Council votes to eliminate 'granny flat' fees

Posted at 8:00 PM, Apr 30, 2018

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- The San Diego City Council voted Monday night to eliminate the fees to build so-called granny flats.”

The granny flats are small homes built on someone’s property or little apartments made in a garage or basement.

Some people say building more of the small living spaces could help ease San Diego’s housing crisis.

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Until Monday night, fees ranged anywhere from $2,000 to $85,000.