Lessons from the Field: Three Case Studies of Mixed-Income Housing Development GCP-96-4

Michael F. Schubert  and Alison Thresher
Michael F. Schubert is with Community Development Strategies and Alison Thresher is with Thresher Associates

This report presents three case studies of mixed-income housing development in three very different settings: Montgomery County, Maryland; Atlanta, Georgia; and Boston, Massachusetts. Each case study presented here looks at mixed-income development from a different perspective based on local market conditions, the degree of political support and the financing and subsidy opportunities that existed at a given point in time. While each is different, they provide practical answers to basic questions crucial to making mixed-income communities successful.

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