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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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Innovative Solar Technology Powers Affordable Housing in River Falls, Wisconsin

River Falls is a small city located in northwestern Wisconsin, 30 miles east of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. The city had a population of 16,609 and a median annual household income of $72,247 as of 2022. In 2022, the city of River Falls commissioned a housing needs study forecasting that by 2030, the city would need 954 additional housing units (excluding senior housing), including 336 rental units, to accommodate an expected population growth of 3.1 percent. Learn More>>


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