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October 12, 2016
Livable Communities Newsletter
Tool Kits & Resources
Could You Live in a Tiny House?
Very small homes can provide big opportunities for people of all ages — and the cities, towns and rural communities where they live.
READ, LOOK AND LEARN
Take a Tiny Tour
Our photo album shows how it's possible to live large in a small space.
SEE THE SLIDESHOW
— A new master's degree program for interior design teaches a neuroscience-informed, "preventive, proactive, person-centered" approach so housing can better serve people with neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Trainers of the Lost Arts
— The American College of the Building Arts is the only school in the U.S. to offer a bachelor's degree in traditional building trades such as architectural stone, carpentry, forged architectural iron, masonry, plasterwork, and timber framing.
The State of the Nation's Housing: 2016
— "The record number of renters paying more than half their incomes for housing underscores the growing gap between market-rate costs and the rents that millions of households can afford."
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University
The Not So Big House
— Architect Sarah Susanka talks about creating homes for the way we really live.
Read the Q & A
Improving How and Where We Live
— Mayors nationwide are working to improve the availability of housing that's safe, affordable and accessible.
— Our nine customizable checklists can help make where you live a better (and age-friendlier) fit.
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