City Awarded AARP Community Challenge Grant

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News Date: 
August 12, 2021

The City of Salinas was selected to receive the 2021 AARP Community Challenge grant. The City was 1 of only 244 grantees selected from across all 50 states, Washington D.C, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. With this “quick-action” grant, the City will create an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) educational campaign to include brochures, bilingual workshops for the public, and a technical workshop for contractors and other professionals that develop ADUs in the City. 

The 2021 grant represents a collective $3.2 million investment by AARP in the 244 communities that were awarded the grant with the goal of creating more livable communities. 

CLICK HERE to be added to the City's contact list for the upcoming ADU workshops in October.  

If you have general questions about ADUs or the ADU process, residents may also contact the City through the ADU hotline.

Phone: 831-758-7208 

Email: aduinquiry@ci.salinas.ca.us