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Hastings, MI

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Accessibility of amenities

Description: This project will enhance accessibility for pedestrians of all ages at an historic village. Improvements will include a new concrete sidewalk, ramps and barrier-free entries to the village's five buildings.

Heflin, AL

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Accessibility of amenities

Description: This project will allow older residents and people with mobility challenges to easily access the farmers market by adding ADA-compliant sidewalks and parking spaces.

Duluth, MN

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2023

Project Category: Accessibility of amenities

Description: The Center will improve the accessibility of a community garden by installing safe walkways, ramps, handrails and benches so community members can use the garden plots to grow healthy food, get exercise and host social events.

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Eugene, OR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2017

Project Category: Accessory dwelling units, tiny homes and manufactured housing

Description: SquareOne Villages constructed two ADA-compliant tiny houses at Emerald Village Eugene, a permanently affordable tiny home co-op. The 1.1 acre location features 22 tiny houses, ranging in size from 160- to 288-square-feet. Each contains a kitchenette, bathroom and sleeping and living areas. Private donations and in-kind contributions by local architects, builders and others funded the project, with future residents contributed their labor during construction. As a result, construction costs came to around 55,000 per unit, including the price of the land. The monthly cost to residents ranges from 200 to 300 and covers utilities, maintenance, operating costs and common spaces. As members of a housing cooperative, the residents own shares in the village, enabling each to receive some money if they choose to move out. To promote diverse housing options, organization also hosted two workshops on accessory dwellings unit in Eugene.

Eugene, OR

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2024

Project Category: Digital Connectivity for Disasters

Description: This project will provide residents with satellite internet access and backup power systems for use during natural disasters. The project will also implement an early warning system for the community.

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