Rodney Harrell, PhD, is vice president of family, home and community at the AARP Public Policy Institute. His areas of expertise include livable communities, housing, residential patterns, and community development. Read his full biography.
The integration of AARP's Livability Index: Great Neighborhoods for All Ages tool into the National Association of REALTORS®' (NAR) Realtors Property Resource® website and mobile app means more home buyers have the opportunity to factor in community livability into their decisions.
Unveiled last week by AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins and REALTORS® CEO Bob Goldberg, the two organizations agreed to integrate AARP’s Livability Index: Great Neighborhoods for All Ages tool into the Realtors Property Resource® website and mobile app
If you look at the 2017 Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Scorecard, you may notice that something is different in this third edition– housing and transportation indicators are included for the first time. Affordable and accessible housing and transportation options are key components of a…
The thousands of community planners who will come together this May at the American Planning Association’s (APA) National Planning Conference are increasingly aware of a demographic trend: Nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population will be over age 65 by 2030.
In less than two decades, over 70 million Americans will be age 65 and older and they will represent approximately 20 percent of the population. Will we have affordable and accessible housing options that meet their needs?