People of all ages and ability levels need safe, decent, and affordable housing that will enable them to continue to live safely in their homes and communities as they get o
These principles provide a flexible framework that applies to all consumer products and services:
Policymakers should protect consumers against unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices.
Policymakers and the private sector should ensure that products, services, and emerging technologies are created using universal design principles.
Policymakers and the private sector should ensure that the benefits of the sharing economy extend to older adults and traditionally underserved market populations.
Individual homeowners, particularly older homeowners, should be able to generate income by renting out their properties on a short-term basis.
Policymakers should preserve the existing stock and expand the availability of affordable, accessible, safe housing, particularly for those with the most severe cost burdens
Policymakers should increase the availability of subsidized housing with services.
Policymakers should mitigate the effects of foreclosures on renters.
Policymakers should mitigate the negative impacts of foreclosures on neighborhoods. Strategies should consider the needs of older adults.