Is Your Community Livable for People of All Ages?
July 13, 2016
Livable Communities Newsletter
Tool Kits & Resources
Where We Live: Housing
Mayors nationwide (including New York City's
Bill de Blasio, pictured) are helping people of all
ages live in places that are safe, affordable and
accessible. Here, seven examples from a new —
— AARP book.
A Home for Life
Few homes on the market are age- and
accessibility-friendly. The Lifelong Housing
Certification Project is working to change that.
Is Suburbia Ready for Retiring Boomers?
— "Car-centric suburban
neighborhoods with multilevel homes and scarce sidewalks are a poor match for
people who can't climb stairs or drive a car."
The Pew Charitable Trusts
The Housing 'Trilemma'
— Only three U.S. cities pass the test for having good
jobs, affordable housing and a high quality of life.
Oregon Office of Economic Analysis
Columbus, Ohio, Is
— The city tops six other finalists to win $50 million in grant funding for intelligent transportation systems.
Smart City News
The Not So Big House
— Architect Sarah Susanka talks about "not so big"
housing for boomers and beyond.
House and Home
— We have an archive all about lifelong housing.
Take a Look
— AARP is hosting a conference about creating livable communities for
people of all ages. Have a session suggestion?
Send it to us by July 22!
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