Create designated tax districts that generate revenue to invest in affordable housing initiatives, blight remediation, and economic development efforts
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Community Development"
Restrict the content and placement of alcohol advertisements via local ordinances, state laws, or industry self-regulation
Limit increases in the number and concentration of alcohol outlets by area or by population through licensing or zoning regulations
Establish a framework to increase walking and biking trails and improve connectivity of non-auto paths and trails in a particular area
Support locally-based visual, media, and performing arts initiatives for children and adults; also called participatory arts programs
Support community venues that facilitate local residents’ efforts to socialize, participate in recreational or educational activities, gain information, and seek counseling or support services
Provide funding for local community development activities such as affordable housing, anti-poverty programs, and infrastructure development
Establish and support land that is gardened or cultivated by community members via community land trusts, gardening education, zoning regulation changes, or service provision (e.g., water or waste disposal)
Purchase land to lease to low and middle income homeowners and require them to sell the home back to the CLT or to another low income resident at an affordable price.
Enhance streetscapes with greater sidewalk coverage and walkway connectivity, street crossing safety features, traffic calming measures, and other design elements