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Case Studies

HUD USER publishes a series of case studies based on federal, state and local strategies that increase affordable housing opportunities, apply sustainable features and practices, and increase access to public transportation. The projects featured in these reports have demonstrated innovation through a multitude of partnerships and initiatives. Each report outlines a project’s objectives and the development strategies used to achieve them.


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Columbus, Ohio: Fairwood Commons Uses Energy-Efficient Design To Enhance the Affordability of Aging in Place

In the early 2010s, the historic neighborhood of Franklin Park in Columbus, Ohio’s Near East Side was rapidly undergoing a comeback. After decades of disinvestment and blight, young professionals began settling in the neighborhood, attracted by its affordable historic homes and amenities such as the sprawling Franklin Park.
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