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Local perspectives on the Livable Communities Act

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Local perspectives on the Livable Communities Act

hearing before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, on examining the Livable Communities Act, June 9, 2010

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transit-oriented development,
  • Finance,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Housing policy,
  • Federal aid to community development,
  • Local transit

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 111-692
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .B39 2010a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24855747M
    ISBN 100160878012
    ISBN 109780160878015
    LC Control Number2011388198
    OCLC/WorldCa701857626

    The Livable Communities Act receives an "F" on transportation related quality of life issues. Consumer Preferences In its findings, the Livable Communities Act says that the demand of new housing in dense, walkable (so-called "livable") areas is 15 times the supply.   H.R. (th). To establish the Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities, to establish the Interagency Council on Sustainable Communities, to establish a comprehensive planning grant program, to establish a sustainability challenge grant program, and for other purposes. In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

    livable_communities_pdf (PDF, K) This paper is also available in alternative formats and on the awarding-winning National Council on Disability (NCD) Web site ().Publication date: October 1, Voice T. S - Livable Communities Act of th Congress () Bill Hide Overview. Allows grants of up to: (1) $3 million to fund local land use, zoning, and building code updates to promote livable communities and sustainable development; and (2) .

    With the goal of promoting safer and affordable communities, "Livable Communities for All Ages" features a specific guide on which aspects of civic life—whether the local Chamber of Commerce or an individual— can respond to the maturing of America with instructive measures on the benefits of older adult livability adaptations in four areas. Residents can shop, get on a bus to go to work, and enjoy a local park all within walking distance of their front door. These opportunities are supported by the Livable Communities Act (LCA), adopted by the Minnesota Legislature in The Metropolitan Council administers the Livable Communities program.


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Local perspectives on the Livable Communities Act by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Using a blend of theory and practice, experts in the field look at evidence from international, state and local perspectives to explore what is meant by the term "livable communities".Format: Paperback.

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The following principles set out the broad livable communities goals for policymakers across the areas of land use, housing, and transportation. livable communities for older residents.

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The Livable Communities Act (LCA) funds community investment that revitalizes economies, creates affordable housing, and links different land uses and transportation. LCA’s voluntary, incentive-based approach leverages partnerships and shared resources to help communities achieve their regional and local goals.

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— (IDB Monograph ; ) Includes bibliographic references. City planning-Developing countries. Urbanization-Developing countries. The expected growth of the older population between and (from 40 million and 13 percent of the population to 89 million and 20 percent of the population) means that more housing suitable for older adults will be in demand.

Policymakers must act now to ensure an. THE LIVABLE COMMUNITIES ACT. Creating Better And More Affordable Places To Live, Work And Raise Families. Senator Dodd’s Livable Communities Act will help local communities plan for and create better and more affordable places to live, work, and raise families.

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In addition to providing resources and technical assistance, the Livable Communities Act establishes an Interagency Council on Sustainable Communities to formulate this Administration's effort to bring HUD, DOT, and EPA together to work on behalf of communities."--Page 2. Policymakers should promote the creation of mixed-use livable communities.

These communities should include housing and transportation options, as well as community features such as parks, that meet the needs of people with varying ages, incomes, and abilities.

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The Livable Communities Act is a social engineering hammer in the progressive toolbox, changing where we live and work and how we travel, like it or not.