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Sheppard Square, located between Preston and Clay streets, with northern and southern borders of Lampton and Finzer streets is a part of the Federal HOPE VI initiative.
This is a pretty interesting article about HOPE IV… it’s super-duper-uber subjective, but it cites some interesting stuff.
Check it out here, or just soak in the following passage:
Since 1992, HUD has awarded 446 HOPE VI grants in 166 cities. As of 2006, 78,100 public housing units had been demolished and an additional 10,400 units were slated for redevelopment.1
However, a 2004 study by the Urban Institute found that only 21,000 units had been built to replace the 49,828 demolished units. In other words, roughly 42 percent of the demolished public housing had been replaced. 
2. Popkin, et al. A DECADE OF HOPE VI: Research Findings and Policy Challenges. The Urban Institute and The Brookings Institution. May, 2004.