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
Governments should avoid enacting laws that are inconsistent with U.S. Supreme Court precedent on takings.
State and local governments should expand and strengthen consumer protections, as well as consumer outreach and education programs.
Higher education institutions should set tuition and fees in a manner that ensures affordability and increases educational opportunities for all, including by establishing innovat
A variety of criteria should be used when evaluating proposals to stimulate the economy:
Policymakers should create or extend programs that would address reverse mortgage
Relief packages for people facing hardships due to economic downturns should be temporary and well-targeted.
Proceeds from reverse mortgages A loan that allows older homeowners to ta