Supportive housing refers to residential settings that offer additional services. These could be group meals, transportation, help with housekeeping, and personal care.
The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing sales, rentals, and financing on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability status, or presence of children.
Seventy-seven percent of older adults desire to remain in their homes and communities as they grow older. However, a number of barriers stand in their way.
Multigenerational housing refers to people of different generations, whether related or not, living together.
Natural disasters, public health emergencies, and other crises can wreak havoc on the nation’s housing system.
The primary sources of government revenue are income, sales, and property taxes.
Two federal programs help states provide a broad range of social services important to older adults.
There is an increasing interest in taxes on energy consumption.
Policymakers should take action to raise revenues, promote energy conservation, and reduce climate change.
The mainstay of local taxation is the tax on real estate, known as the property tax. It is used to fund an array of critical state and local services, most notably public schools.