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February 20, 2019 
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The 2019 Challenge Begins!
The AARP Community Challenge funds community-based “quick-action” projects related to housing, transportation, smart cities and public spaces. The goal is to spark change and build momentum to improve livability for people of all ages.
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See the Challenge in Action
More than 200 communities have benefited from AARP Community Challenge grants since the program began in 2017. Check out our videos to see some of what’s been achieved.
TAKE A LOOK AND GET INSPIRED
Events, Resources & More
328,469,302 Give or Take — Want to know the nation’s population count as of yesterday? There’s a “clock” for that. Source: U.S. Census Bureau ►
On the Move — Millennials and affluent older adults bring economic benefits to the places they live. During the past decade, they’ve been moving to areas they hadn’t before. See maps and stats of where they are. Source: Brookings ►
Most U.S. Households Are Headed by Someone 50+ — In fact, by 2037, the number of households led by a person who is at least 80 years old is expected to double. Meanwhile, there’s already a severe shortage of affordable housing suited to older residents. Source: PD&R Edge ►
In Case You Missed It — Get a copy of Making Room: Housing for a Changing America, a new (free!) photo-filled, solution-savvy publication from AARP and the National Building Museum.
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