Policymakers and the private sector should ensure that reintegration programs for people released from the criminal-justice system address the employment, housing and health needs of older adults.
Access to government benefit programs should be fair and equitable.
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 prohibit lawsuit settlement provisions that keep confidential information that could endanger health and safety while protecting legitimate confidentiality interests such as pri
States should sufficiently fund state victim compensation programs. They should provide expedited compensation in emergencies.
Policymakers should explore options for extending the affordability of rental housing units whose subsidies are set to expire. These include: