Housing is central to community and individual well-being. The type and location of a home can affect almost every aspect of a person’s life.
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
Housing costs determine whether individuals and families can live in a neighborhood without sacrificing other basic necessities, such as food and health care.
On an average night in 2017, nearly 585,000 people were homeless in the U.S.
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 pre
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 th
Natural disasters, public health emergencies, and other crises can wreak havoc on the nation’s housing system.
AARP supports exempting Social Security’s administrative costs from limitations on discretionary appropriations in the federal budget.
Two government budget practices that can have significant implications for lower levels of government are block grants and unfunded mandates.
Higher levels of government should provide adequate resources when mandating functions to lower levels of government.