HUD USER publishes a series of best practice examples 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.
The eight counties in the San Joaquin Valley south of Sacramento, California have historically competed against each other for funding as well as for commercial and other types of development. The lack of coordination among the counties has resulted in sprawl that threatens the Valley’s agricultural industry, the most productive in the state. Learn More>>