Policymakers should target Opportunity Zone funding to the areas that will most benefit from investment.
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.
Policymakers should enter into these arrangements only when they can:
Areas at risk for deterioration, abandonment, and blight should be identified for planning and revitalization. Revitalization projects should minimize displacement of current residents.
Federal, state, and local policymakers should plan for and mitigate potential natural hazards.
Innovation districts should intentionally: