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Policies & Programs, filtered by "Housing and Transit" and "Expert Opinion"

Policies and programs that can improve health

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Affordable housing tax increment financing (TIF)

Expert Opinion

Create designated tax districts that generate revenue to invest in affordable housing initiatives, blight remediation, and economic development efforts

Housing and Transit

Carpool & rideshare programs

Expert Opinion

Help commuters share transportation through informal arrangements between individuals, formally arranged dynamic ridesharing programs, or other ride-matching services

Air and Water Quality  ·  Housing and Transit

HOME Investment Partnership Program

Expert Opinion

Provide grants to states and localities to fund activities that build, buy, or rehabilitate affordable housing for rent or homeownership or provide direct rental assistance to low income households

Housing and Transit

Housing trust funds

Expert Opinion

Support funds that help create or maintain low income housing, subsidize rental housing, and assist low income homebuyers and non-profit housing developers

Housing and Transit

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Expert Opinion

Provide funds to help low income households meet home energy needs, especially households with members who are young or elderly, or have disabilities

Housing and Transit

Rural transportation services

Expert Opinion

Establish transportation services for areas with low population densities using publicly funded buses and vans on a set schedule, dial-a-ride transit, volunteer ridesharing, etc.

Access to Care  ·  Housing and Transit