To ensure equity in property taxation, assessors should use fair-market value as the starting point for determining property values.
Property tax relief should be equitable, cost-effective, and targeted to homeowners with low and moderate incomes burdened by their property tax bill.
Prior to finalizing annual budget decisions, localities should inform taxpayers of the property tax rate required to maintain revenues at the same level as the
Policymakers at all levels should expand access to NEMT for people of varying income and ability levels.
Policymakers should promote the creation of mixed-use livable communities.
Innovation districts should intentionally:
Areas that are at risk for deterioration, abandonment, and blight should be targeted for planning and revitalization. Displacement of current residents must be minimized.
Policies should be enacted to protect and expand the availability of affordable, accessible, safe housing, particularly for those with the most severe cost burdens.
Policymakers should provide additional housing funds and support services for people who are homeless or mentally ill.
Federal, state, and local law should protect people from all forms of housing discrimination. These laws should be fully enforced.