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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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Low-angle aerial photograph of a row of single-story shotgun houses, with a two-story structure to the right of the houses and the skyline of downtown Houston in the background.

Houston, Texas: Project Row Houses Uses Art To Preserve Architecture, Culture, and Community in a Low-Income Neighborhood

The culture and history of Houston’s Third Ward reflects the neighborhood’s strong African-American presence, which dates back to the early 19th century. In 1993, 7 African-American artists and neighbors in the northern Third Ward saved 22 shotgun-style row houses from demolition, hoping to use the houses as a catalyst for social transformation.
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