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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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Philadelphia: Former Public Housing Superblock Transformed into Modern and Affordable Housing

In December 2019, the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) opened Blumberg 83, an affordable housing development in the city’s Sharswood neighborhood. The apartments are on the site of the former Norman Blumberg Apartments, which had become one of the city’s most distressed public housing projects.
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