Policy Issues

APA advances policy priorities aimed at creating stronger, more just communities.

Legislative Priorities

APA adopts a policy agenda each year that advances priorities central to good planning.

The 2019 agenda addresses four key issues. 

Policy Guides

APA's official policy positions on issues central to good planning

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Policy Principles

APA policy recommendations on timely legislative issues that affect planning

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Policy Statements

APA presidents' official statements on proposed legislation, regulation, or guidance 

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Policy Letters

APA writes and joins national organizations' sign on letters in support of issues that affect planning

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Results from APA's National Polls

APA's latest national poll surveyed Millennials and Baby Boomers on community preferences and dispels popular assumptions on how to improve local economies and attract new residents

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