City officials shut down The Glashaus in Barrio Logan this month due to fire and safety concerns and code compliance issues. Artists who rent studios in the space were given 30 days to move out, and they’re struggling to find a place to go. The issue has come to head at a time when there’s less affordable art studio space in San Diego than ever.

We asked a handful of San Diego architects and housing advocates to weigh in on the city’s new laws meant to encourage building granny flats. Most said that while the changes are a good first step, city leaders should go even further in helping make granny flats an easy and affordable option in order to ease the housing crisis.