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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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Fort Worth, Texas: Mixed Uses and Mixed-Income Housing Aim to Improve a Low-Opportunity Neighborhood

The 2005 closing of the Masonic Home and School in Southeast Fort Worth, Texas, provided a rare opportunity for urban development: 200 acres in a neighborhood of concentrated poverty near the city center. A group of private investors is leading the redevelopment of the site, known as Renaissance Square, to create a neighborhood that includes mixed-income residential, commercial, and institutional uses.
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