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Universal Design and Visitability

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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Civil Legal Aid and Consumer Protection Brief

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.

IPA Blog
Retrofitting Historic Structures to Support Lifelong Communities
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Timely Nature of Impact Investing: The Pine Lake Project
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