HOUZD to ADU by HPP Cares

Welcome to HOUZD to ADU by HPP CARES the trailblazer in teaching consumers to Design Finance Construct Lease and Protect there future ADU Units.

Here is an overview of the steps you can expect to take along your journey as you develop your ADU. Home improvement projects unfold, most homeowners discover that they are learning and revising throughout the process. There may be questions you have about building your ADU. Which architects and builders should you hire for your second unit? Is there a way your team can work together better? What can you do to ensure your project will be approved? Knowing these steps ahead of time can help you understand how the process works. It's important to figure out what you want, what's feasible, and what your working budget should be. As part of our live webinar HOUZD to ADU by HPP Cares Design Finance Construct Lease Protect, we provide a pre-course guidebook (for participants) that will get you started on designing and building your ADU. Understand you will need to put the work into your project to achieve the end goal of completing an ADU found within our webinar.

  1. Design
  2. construct
  3. Finance
  4. lease
  5. Protect
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As a social enterprise, HPP CARES CDE has achieved significant and wide-ranging accomplishments in recent years. Working under the National Coalition for Equities' (NCFE) umbrella, our focus has been on advocating for a strong community voice among federal and state regulators and major private sector corporations. We've dedicated ourselves to addressing public policy issues, particularly those related to wealth and income inequality impacting affordable homeownership and small business growth.

Through collaborative efforts with NCFE, HPP CARES CDE has expanded outreach initiatives, leading to increased corporate social responsibility and consumer protection awareness. Our endeavors have enabled us to engage with a broader audience, forge partnerships with numerous companies, and engage with regulators, all with the goal of supporting deserving individuals in achieving sustainable homeownership, fostering successful small businesses, protecting consumers, and empowering California communities.

At HPP CARES CDE, we are committed to championing opportunities for people of color to become integral partners in our mission to reduce income and wealth inequality, thereby contributing to the creation of stronger futures for all minority groups.