Residents are getting creative when it comes to finding housing in the Bay Area, as evidenced in a new East Bay Times report:
It's actually something we considered (and ultimately decided against) when my mom decided to move closer to where we live. So, what I'm saying is this is definitely an idea with some merit.
At the same time, though, when I see a living situation like this I can't help but think about a scenario that plays out in one of my favorite sitcoms on TV, Life in Pieces.
Skip to the 2 minute mark to see some of the challenges you might expect to encounter when living in someone's backyard: