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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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New Orleans, Louisiana: The St. Peter Apartments Provides Affordable Net Zero Housing for Veterans

Hurricane Katrina’s devastation of New Orleans in 2005 inspired local and national recovery efforts attentive to the entire cycle of a community’s response to natural disaster. Within months of the hurricane, St. Bernard Parish incorporated as a nonprofit to respond to the city’s recovery needs and has since expanded to address disaster resilience nationally.
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