Federal, state, and local policymakers should enact, monitor for compliance, and fully enforce laws prohibiting housing discrimination on the basis of lawful source of income, including use of a ho
Policymakers should take steps to prevent unnecessary evictions. This includes:
Eviction records should be sealed unless and until an eviction case is resolved in favor of the proprietor.
Policymakers should conduct oversight and take action to address the negative impacts of private equity ownership of rental housing properties.
Federal and state policymakers should enact and robustly enforce consumer protections in the tenant screening process.
Policymakers should limit the increasing number of taxpayers subject to the taxation of Social Security benefits to better protect the benefits of people who have no or limited additional retiremen
A progressive income tax is the preferred method of raising revenue at the federal and state levels. Other sources, such as a consumption tax, may be needed.
Carbon taxes or cap-and-trade systems that would increase energy-related and other prices must include measures to compensate for regional differences in energy costs and to adequately protect cons
Motor fuel taxes should be indexed for inflation and increased as necessary to fund transportation infrastructure and services.