Livable Communities

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You may be familiar with what flexible housing can look like, from guest houses to in-law suites, but did you know about all the advantages they offer? Investing in flexible housing can create new possibilities for you and your family.
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You may be familiar with what flexible housing can look like, from guest houses to in-law suites, but did you know about all the advantages they offer? Investing in flexible housing can create new possibilities for you and your family.
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AARP Kentucky is proud to have championed new Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinances in Lexington and Louisville. Both new ordinances now allow people to create additional living spaces so they can live with their family as they age.
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Many communities today lack attainable and equitable housing options necessary to meet people’s preferences and changing demographics and economic realities. AARP is fighting to change that for everyone of every age in Louisville.
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In October 2021, the Urban County Council approved updated regulations allowing small dwelling units of up to 800 square feet on all urban, single-family residential lots in Lexington.
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Project uses old wooden doors as the canvas for innovative artwork. Local artists, senior citizens, interested volunteers, and public workers will work jointly to create some 15 door designs highlighting the city's history.
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Quick-action projects are helping make communities more livable for people of all ages in Kentucky.
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New ordinances passed in Louisville and Lexington last year, with the support of AARP Kentucky, are making it easier for residents to build convenient housing options known as accessory dwelling units, or ADUs.
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A new survey of Louisville Metro Mayoral candidates for the May 17 primary elections. AARP Kentucky asked the candidates where they stand on issues important to Louisville voters 50-plus.
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If eligible, apply through AARP.org/CommunityChallenge. Applications are due March 22, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. ET. Selected projects will be publicly announced in June.
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