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AARP is urging lawmakers to pass the Evictions Crisis Act, setting up an emergency assistance fund for those facing unexpected economic hardship.
Noël Bonam, director of AARP’s Maine office, has been appointed to the Maine State Housing Authority’s board of commissioners.
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The majority of older adults want to age in their homes and communities, but they need accessible and affordable housing options to remain independent.
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It's time for a national vision for housing, with policies that make housing more affordable and account for both historic disparities and changing population needs.
COVID-19 Housing Blog
COVID-19 stands to exacerbate socioeconomic challenges we have long faced.
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AARP is developing innovative policies and programs as well as working with several partners, including from the private sector, to meet today’s housing challenges
Hosted in Dallas, the 2017 AARP Livable Communities National Conference was an opportunity for elected officials, planning professionals, local leaders and community advocates from throughout the nation to share ideas, best practices and solutions for making towns, cities and communities more…
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Well-designed, transit-rich neighborhoods provide many benefits to residents of all ages, as I document in, “ Independence Found in Downsizing to a Transit Rich Neighborhood.” These neighborhoods also provide dividends to the larger community, generating higher property values, rents, and revenue…
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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?
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