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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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Mixed-Use Development Provides Space to Live and Work for Caribbean-American Community in Brooklyn, New York

Flatbush is a dynamic neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, with approximately 173,000 residents as of 2021. Known as a hub for the city’s Caribbean community, the neighborhood is growing, with a population increase of 2.5 percent and roughly 3,300 new occupied housing units added during the 2010s. Rising rents in Flatbush, however, are increasing displacement, especially among Black residents. Learn More>>


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