Small and mighty: A MEDcottage Back in 2010 we told you about MEDcottages, aka “Granny Pods” — small, portable apartments designed to house and protect relatives that are physically or mentally impaired. Virginia law prevents localities from banning them on single-family properties.

Well, here they are. Doctors Socorrito and David Page of Alexandria will take delivery of the country’s first MEDCottage. It will go in their backyard and house Socorrito’s parents.

Read all about it in the Times.