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August 25, 2021
Livable Communities Newsletter
Publications & Resources
'Livable Lingo' Quiz
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'What Makes a Community
This 10-question quiz asks test-takers to identify
some of the livability features that benefit people of
all ages and life stages. (Attention local leaders and advocates: These questions can be used to help start conversations about your community's livability.)
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Livability News & Notes
Improving Housing for Older Adults
— Watch Jo Ann Jenkins, the Chief Executive Officer of AARP, interview Marcia Fudge, the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, about the need for housing options that are affordable, age-friendly and smartly located.
Making Streets Safer
— New Jersey now has among the most comprehensive safe-passing laws in the nation for protecting pedestrians and cyclists on the state's roadways.
Building Tiny Townhouses
— Also referred to as "micro-townhouses," these 12-foot-wide, attached row homes (now being built in South Jordan, Utah) are "affordable-by-design."
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