Policymakers should explore options for extending the affordability of rental housing units whose subsidies are set to expire. These include:
Policymakers should help voucher recipients secure appropriate housing. This includes:
Congress should modify the LIHTC program to enable greater flexibility in the development of housing projects for older adults.
Policymakers and researchers should study and put in place successful policies to keep housing costs affordable for existing residents, particularly in neighborhoods where housing costs are rising
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 ensure that universal service funds are calculated fairly and distributed equitably.
Policymakers should fully fund telecommunications assistance programs to ensure that all households can afford essential services.
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.