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.


Latest Case Studies Reports

The Pride of Pālolo: ‘Ohana Learning Center at Pālolo Homes
The Pride of Pālolo: ‘Ohana Learning Center at Pālolo Homes

In 2008, residents of Pālolo Homes, a 306-unit affordable housing development in Honolulu, Hawai‘i, partnered with faculty from Kapi‘olani Community College (KCC), University of Hawai‘i-Mānoa (UH Mānoa), and Chaminade University to create a state-of-the-art learning center. Thanks in part to a 2007 Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Institutions Assisting Communities grant from HUD’s Office of University Partnerships (OUP), a dilapidated administrative building was transformed into the ‘Ohana Learning Center, which offers residents access to tutoring, digital technology, and classes in healthy cooking, as well as a public health nursing station. Learn More>>


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