Our Client’s Stories

ADU for Family, Friends, and Visitors

Kris Olson, a long-term resident of Portland, living on the east side in the Richmond neighborhood, partnered with Shelter Solutions to build a bright, inviting, and spacious ADU for family, friends, and visitors to enjoy. Hear more about her experience and learn first-hand how other homeowners have enjoyed building ADUs with the Shelter Solutions team.

Honest Thoughts on Building an ADU

Meet Wendy, our incredible client whose passion for helping others extends from her professional to personal life. After spending most of her career abroad, Wendy returned to Portland to lay down roots for the first time since childhood. As she settled back into her hometown, Wendy and her siblings (who live nearby) recognized the importance of planning for their aging parents’ future.

Investment / Income Producing ADU

Vin & Sarah made a big decision to use up part of their back yard and a portion of the equity in their home to build an ADU. They wanted a long-term investment that increases the value of their home, and will continue to increase over the years, while providing income. As you can see, it worked out beautifully. Sarah and Vin are one of many Shelter Solutions customers that are benefiting financially from having Shelter Solutions LLC design a build an ADU for them.

Backyard ADU for Aging Parents

Lisa Ward explains the benefits of building an ADU in her backyard for her aging parents. She moved them out of a local assisted living facility to have them safe, and within a few steps of her home in Portland. Lisa shares her insights on the building process which she says was easy, smooth, and always within budget. Additionally, she shows appreciation for Shelter Solution’s attention to detail, authentic and approachable team, and collaborative nature throughout the entire project.