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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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Portland, Maine: 409 Cumberland Avenue Apartments Add Affordable Housing and Promote Sustainable Food and Healthy Living

In recent years, Portland, Maine, has prioritized filling an affordable housing gap for moderate- and low-income residents who struggle to keep pace with the city’s rising rents and limited supply of affordable units. At the same time, Portland has committed to healthy living and the development of sustainable and locally sourced food systems.
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