Livable Communities

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Accessory Dwelling Units: A New Name for an Old Idea in Lexington.
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AARP Kentucky invites community organizations and local governments across the state to apply for the 2021 Community Challenge grant program, now through April 14. Now in its fifth year, the grant program is open to eligible nonprofits and government organizations.
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Louisville Metro Government is considering changes to simplify building Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU). AARP Kentucky supports these reforms for homeowners and family caregivers in proposed Phase One reforms to the Land Development Code. Your voice is needed to support these needed reforms - Now.
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With the help of AARP Community Challenge grants, three Kentucky regions are making improvements to their infrastructure this fall. 
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Community Projects Receive 2020 AARP Community Challenge Grant Funds
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AARP is extending and expanding applications for the 2020 AARP Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change across the country. Now in its fourth year, the program is part of the AARP nationwide work on Livable Communities. Grants can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to several thousand, or tens of thousands for larger projects. Applications accepted through (Extended) Friday, May 15 2020 11:59 p.m. ET.
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Residents in five Kentucky cities will soon enjoy more amenities aimed at making their neighborhoods places where people of all ages can thrive, thanks to 2019 AARP Community Challenge grants.
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The city of Lexington is considering changing its zoning rules to allow homeowners to build more accessory dwelling units (ADUs)—also commonly known as granny flats or mother-in-law suites—on their properties.
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AARP Community Challenge Grants Return in 2019
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