Governments should create and enforce strong ethical standards for government officials. These standards should promote honesty, integrity, and transparency.
Nominees and appointees should be qualified for their chosen roles. They should be committed to the enforcement of the laws they administer or interpret.
Governments should require full and timely disclosures of lobbying activities and expenditures. Restrictions should include provisions such as limits on gifts.
States should enact laws to protect the informed ability of residents to participate meaningfully and affect decision-making in common interest developments (CIDs).
States should create a transparent and nonpartisan redistricting process. This process should be led by independent and diverse commissions that include representatives of groups.
Policymakers should mitigate the negative impacts of foreclosures on neighborhoods. Strategies should consider the needs of older adults.
State and local policymakers should encourage the construction of more housing units to ensure that people of all incomes and ability levels can afford to live in a community.
Policymakers should put in place zoning and incentives to promote the establishment of affordable manufactured home communities.
Policymakers should improve financing options for manufactured housing.
Policymakers should ensure consumer protections for all manufactured homeowners.