Plus: 5 Challenge Projects Completed During a Challenging Time
July 28, 2021
Livable Communities Newsletter
Publications & Resources
The 2021 AARP Community Challenge
Nearly $3.2 million is being distributed to fund 244 quick-action projects across the country, helping urban, rural and suburban communities make immediate improvements and jumpstart long-term progress to support residents of all ages.
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Meeting the Challenge of 2020
Implementing AARP Community Challenge projects during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic was indeed a challenge. Learn how grantees in Delaware, Maine, New York and both Carolinas adapted their plans and achieved their goals.
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Livability News & Notes
All in the Family
— Seismic shifts in how families live and work are creating a surge of three-generation households.
The New York Times
The Bloom Sprouts a Solution
— By locating affordable apartments and an emergency shelter for people experiencing homelessness in the same building (called “The Bloom”), two needs are served under one roof.
Grant Opportunity: ‘Love Your Block’
— Eight U.S. cities will receive $100,000 grants to support resident-led efforts for fighting blight. The application deadline is August 9.
Cities of Service
POLICY CHANGE EFFECTIVE JULY 31
The federal protections put in place more than a year ago to prevent renters from being evicted during the COVID‑19 pandemic are ending. Assistance is available to help some tenants pay their back rent and remain in their homes.
The next issue of the AARP Livable Communities e-Newsletter will be published on August 11.
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