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Civil Legal Aid and Consumer Protection Brief

Publication date: 
07/2015

Many low-income debtors are especially vulnerable to debt scams, including high up-front fees, penalties for early payoffs, inflated interest rates, and "deals" targeting senior citizens, low-income borrowers, and people with poor credit.

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Universal Design and Visitability

Publication date: 
12/2014

Traditional home design practices have built barriers to aging in place into much of our housing supply. These structural barriers prevent older adults, as well as people of any age who have disabilities, from leading independent lives; visiting friends, relatives, and neighbors; and participating fully in their communities. This brief explores two approaches to design that incorporate accessibility features.

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Walkable Communities

Publication date: 
09/2014

In addition to promoting physical and mental health, walkability supports independence for people of all ages and abilities. This brief provides Indiana funders with basic information about walkability and suggestions on how to improve walkability in their communities.

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Introducing Ramp Up Indiana

Release Date: 
07/06/2016

Ramp Up Indiana provides grants of up to $25,000 to non-profit organizations to undertake homeowner modifications for the construction or installation of exterior ramps for homeowners at or below 80% of area median income that need to improve the accessibility of their homes. 

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