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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Secretary Shaun Donovan

Best Practices

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.


Latest Best Practices Report

Washington, D.C.: Affordable Housing at Rhode Island Row
Washington, D.C.: Affordable Housing at Rhode Island Row

The Brentwood neighborhood of Washington, D.C. is home to a mixed-use, transit-oriented development that is providing location-efficient affordable housing for the District of Columbia’s workforce. Built on a former commuter parking lot adjacent to Metrorail’s Rhode Island Avenue–Brentwood station, Rhode Island Row features 274 apartments and 70,000 square feet of commercial space. Learn More>>


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