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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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Aerial photograph of the original Yesler Terrace housing complex before redevelopment.

Seattle, Washington: Prioritizing Health in Public Housing Redevelopment

Begun in 2012, the Seattle Housing Authority’s (SHA’s) ongoing redevelopment of Yesler Terrace is a model for healthy housing. The original 561-unit public housing complex dating from the early 1940s is transforming into a mixed-income community that will include up to 5,000 affordable and market-rate residential units when completed.
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