Rachel Kapisak Jones

The net share of respondents seeing an increase in the popularity of accessory dwelling units and rental units in or near single-family homes rose to 75% in this year’s AIA Home Design Trends Survey. Micro-housing options (such as tiny houses) increased to 31%, up from 17% last year, while the popularity of a finished basement/attic decreased: The net share of respondents saw it drop to 34%, compared to last year’s 39%.

Source: AIA Home Design Trends Survey Q2 2023