A one-stop source about accessory dwelling units, multigenerational homes, laneway houses, ADUs, granny flats, in-law units…
A tour for people interested in learning more about ADUs and meeting the homeowners, builders, and designers who built them.
Friday, June 21st, 2019, 8:30am-6pm
Accessory Dwelling Academy
Separate registration required. Accessory Dwelling Academy is a one-day professional education event customized for designers, builders, lenders, realtors, appraisers, real estate investors, and developers. The course will be taught by experienced practitioners. Learn more and register here.
Note: The Academy is not intended for homeowners. Sunday’s ADU class for Homeowners is better for homeowners seeking to build an ADU.
Saturday, June 22nd, 2019, 10am-4pm
Build Small, Live Large- ADU Tour
Attendees take a self-guided tour of ADUs in Portland at their own pace. This tour contains a new set of 17 ADUs throughout Portland, never featured on the ADU Tour before. This is the largest one-day tour of ADUs ever. Register here.
Sunday, June 23rd, 2019, 9:30am-1:30pm
ADU class for Homeowners
Separate registration required. This special edition ADU class is for attendees of the Build Small, Live Large ADU Tour. We will be referencing the ADUs that were on the tour, scheduled for Saturday, June 22nd. Learn more and register here.
In order to visit the ADUs, you will need ADU tour booklets and wristbands. We recommend picking up them in advance of the tour so that you can head directly to an ADU on the day of the tour.
Pick up your ADU tour booklets and wristbands at on the day of the tour:
Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 from 9am-4pm
at Caravan- The Tiny House Hotel, 5009 NE 11th Ave, Portland, OR, 97211
When picking up them up, you do not need to print out a physical copy of your ticket. You can pick up booklets and wristbands for others as well– just have the other registrants forward their confirmation email to you.
We provide bike racks at each location and strongly encourage participants to bike. This year’s tour features 17 ADUs on the east-side of Portland.
Kids 12 and under may attend for free
Volunteer for the ADU Tour
Volunteering is a 3.5 hour volunteer commitment that comes with a free pass to see the ADUs during the period that you are not volunteering. Tour volunteers are assigned to a particular ADU, and check wristbands, tally attendance at the ADU, and answer basic questions about the tour. If you’re interested in volunteering, contact the tour organizer at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get you set up. More information about volunteering is available here.
About the ADU Tour
This tour is managed by Caravan- The Tiny House Hotel, with support from the City of Portland, Metro, Earth Advantage and the Energy Trust of Oregon.
Questions about the tour?– e-mail email@example.com
ADU tour archive
The September, 2017 ADU Tour information is posted here – Project profiles are here and here