Areas at risk for deterioration, abandonment, and blight should be targeted for planning and revitalization.
Policymakers should support efforts to spur economic development in economically distressed areas. These efforts should be designed to prevent displacement.
Policymakers should target Opportunity Zone funding to the areas that will most benefit from investment.
Innovation districts should intentionally:
Funding for livable communities projects should be sufficient to:
Policymakers should use funding mechanisms aligned with AARP’s Taxation Principles
Any public-private partnerships must ensure full accountability to the public.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has jurisdiction over more than 10,000 types of consumer products. Mandatory standards govern only a small number of products.
For many older adults, travel is important as a way to encounter new experiences, visit with friends and family, and obtain necessary medical care.
Access to affordable and reliable telecommunications, energy, and water services is crucial to health and economic well-being.