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The Center for Housing Policy’s publications cover a range of topics, programs and policies related to the broad goal of identifying and meeting the nation’s housing challenges.  

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Mar 1, 2010
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Strategies to Meet the Housing Needs of Older Adults

Keith Wardrip

This report discusses some of the housing challenges facing older adults and explores strategies that, if pursued, would better enable them to remain in their homes and communities as they age.

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Mar 1, 2010
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AARP Factsheets: Housing Policy Solutions

Rebecca Cohen, Emily Salomon, Keith Wardrip

Older adults make up the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population, and as they retire and live longer on fixed incomes, the demand for quality, affordable, accessible housing in close proximity to services and other amenities will only increase. Public policy should support a variety of housing options for older adults, including those that allow them the choice to age in their homes and communities.  View a series of factsheets on related topics, prepared in partnership with AARP's Public Policy Institute.

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Feb 1, 2010
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How Transportation Reform Could Increase the Availability of Housing Affordable to Families with a Mix of Incomes Near Public Transit, Job Centers, and Other Essential Destinations

Jeffrey Lubell, Emily Salomon

This report explains how reauthorization of the federal transportation bill can incent the improved coordination of transportation, housing and land use policy to ensure that families across a range of incomes have access to affordable housing as well as efficient, accessible transportation options.

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Feb 1, 2010
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Regional Coordination in Atlanta Metro and in the Twin Cities: Understanding the Challenges and Opportunities of Coordinating Housing, Transportation and Workforce Policies

Lynn M. Ross, AICP, Emily Salomon

The Center for Housing Policy and the Metropolitan Planning Council convened listening sessions in Atlanta and the Twin Cities in 2009 to explore regional perspectives on the coordination of housing, transportation and workforce policies. This report draws and expands upon the information shared at these two sessions.

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Jan 1, 2010
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Shared Equity Homeownership State Policy Review

Ryan Sherriff

This report presents a review of programs and policies across 22 states that either support or hinder the development of shared equity homeownership units by state and local governments or nonprofit organizations. In some cases, state programs or policies stand in the way of local programs, making it difficult to effectively preserve affordable homeownership. In other cases, state governments have adopted policies intended to encourage and support local shared equity homeownership programs.

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