Updates

October 17, 2018
October 10, 2018

LA's Proposed Hillside ADU Ban

Proposed Hillside ADU Ban in Los Angeles Would Exacerbate Housing Crisis and Erase a Potential $44 Billion in Property Value

April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

Los Angeles Times: Could granny flats help ease the state's housing crisis? Some advocates think so.

Cover's client Patsy Spitta featured in this LA Times article on how backyard homes can help ease the housing crisis.

April 13, 2018
April 12, 2018

Bloomberg Businessweek: A Small Fix for the Housing Crunch Is in Your Backyard

U.S. cities are rewriting regulations to enable more granny flats.

March 14, 2018
March 9, 2018

Curbed LA: A new tool tells Angelenos what kind of ADU to build in their yard

The new tool is designed to get homeowners over the first few hurdles for adding an ADU.

March 14, 2018
March 5, 2018

Architectural Digest: Cover Launches New Tool to Simplify the First Step of the Prefab Home Process

Leveraging some of its underlying tech, the housing startup assesses, plans, and designs from an app.

March 3, 2018
March 2, 2018

Unlocking the untapped potential in backyards: Cover’s new tool makes it easy

Today we launched a free planner tool that makes it easier than ever for homeowners in Los Angeles to explore what they can build in their backyard.

March 14, 2018
March 2, 2018

Fast Company: This New Tool Tells You If You Can Build A House In Your L.A. Backyard

A startup called Cover is smoothing the process of building backyard homes by helping with the permitting, design, and construction.

March 1, 2018
November 20, 2017

Forbes 30 Under 30 Features Cover Founders

Cover founders Jemuel Joseph and Alexis Rivas are featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Manufacturing and Industry for their work at Cover.

March 1, 2018
October 23, 2017

Dezeen: Cover designs backyard studio in LA using computer algorithms

March 1, 2018
October 12, 2017

Architectural Digest: This Prefab L.A. Workspace Was Designed by a Computer Algorithm

Cover uses robotics to design livable structures

March 1, 2018
October 12, 2017

Curbed: A Prefab Home Designed By Computer Algorithms

It looks like the MacBook of prefab homes

March 1, 2018
October 12, 2017

Curbed LA: Los Angeles prefab company unveils its first sleek unit

The stylish unit took three months to design and install

March 1, 2018
August 16, 2017

Dwell: The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone

Specializing in customized modular units for residential backyard use, the Los Angeles-based startup Cover is out to transform the market with their high-quality prefabs.

March 1, 2018
August 7, 2017

Design Milk: Cover Designs Streamlines Prefab Architecture by Algorithm

March 1, 2018
July 15, 2017

Business Insider: Cover Featured in Top 17 Startups to Launch in 2017

Cover wants to bring small, pre-fabricated living spaces into the backyards of the country's hottest real estate markets.

March 1, 2018
June 6, 2017

Business Insider: A startup has a plan to solve the housing crisis with cheap backyard ‘granny flats’

A startup out of Los Angeles, California, wants to bring small, pre-fabricated living spaces into the backyards of the country's hottest real estate markets.

March 1, 2018
May 9, 2017

TechCrunch: Cover raises $1.6 million to make in-law units easy to add to any backyard

General Catalyst and Khosla Ventures, both top tier Silicon Valley venture capital funds led the funding round. Fifty Years VC and HyperSpeed Ventures participated.

March 1, 2018
April 24, 2017

Dezeen: Cover uses computer algorithms to design prefabricated dwellings

A technology-driven home-building company in California says it is "doing for homes what Tesla is doing for the car".

March 1, 2018
April 6, 2017

Fast Company: This Company Will Design Your House For Less Than The Price Of Your Phone

Cover, a technology startup in Los Angeles, is bringing the design, engineering, and manufacturing of prefabs into the 21st century.

March 1, 2018
March 22, 2017

Architizer: The Perfect Prefabricated Home

Cover homes combine the cost efficiency and short build times of prefabrication with quality materials and bespoke, architect-designed detailing.

March 1, 2018
June 8, 2016

What, why, and how.

Our mission, why it’s important, and how our approach is different from what’s been done before.