Establish a framework to increase walking and biking trails and improve connectivity of non-auto paths and trails in a particular area
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Housing and Transit", "Community Development", and "Some Evidence"
Provide funding for local community development activities such as affordable housing, anti-poverty programs, and infrastructure development
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.
Provide eligible low and very low income families with vouchers to help cover the costs of rental housing; also called Section 8
Require developers to reserve a proportion of housing units for low income residents via mandatory requirements or incentives such as density bonuses
Acquire, hold, manage, and develop properties such as vacant lots, abandoned buildings, or foreclosures, and transition them to productive uses, often affordable housing developments
Provide funding via tax credits at the state and local level to support development and rehabilitation costs of low income rental housing
Establish roads that avoid built-up areas such as towns, cities, or commercial/business districts
Prevent radon from entering occupied buildings and reduce existing indoor air radon levels via soil depressurization, home or room pressurization, heat recovery ventilation, etc.
Transition families and individuals experiencing homelessness into permanent housing quickly, often with supports such as short-term financial assistance, case management, landlord negotiations, etc.