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Boston Globe: Three hospitals team up on $3m plan to help low-income families pay the rent

Three big Boston teaching hospitals are launching an initiative to help families facing eviction, collectively acknowledging the strong connection between stable housing and good health.

Invisible People: Homelessness Is Quietly Exploding in Suburban America

As poverty creeps into the American suburbs, homelessness escalates, but few are talking about it. Not quite city, not quite farmland, these towns that were once the very pinnacle of the American Dream now buckle under the pressure of a downward economic spiral. Like a simmering pot, these troubled waters have been threatening to boil over for longer than a decade.

Jamestown Press: Downtown housing development plan hearing is delayed once again

For the second consecutive time, the development team for Stuart Sanderson, which is proposing 19 housing units at 70 and 78 Narragansett Ave., has requested a continuance before the planning commission.

Newport Daily News: Newport’s Park Holm project to kickstart again

During the upcoming phase of the project the Housing Authority will be demolishing a total of 58 apartments and constructing a total of 56 new ones.

PBN: Five Questions With: Karen Santilli

5 Questions with Karen Santilli, CEO and president of Crossroads Rhode Island, the state’s largest nonprofit that works with homeless individuals and families.

City of Pawtucket: Housing and Community Development Survey

The City of Pawtucket is developing a five-year plan to guide policy, action and investment in housing, economic development, infrastructure and community and public facilities in the coming years.

Save the Date: Shannock Falls Ribbon Cutting: Weds, August 28 at 10 am

Save the Date: Shannock Falls Ribbon Cutting: Weds, August 28 at 10 am

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston: Barriers and opportunities in the housing voucher program: The importance of race in the housing search process

Even though the federal Housing Choice Voucher Program's overarching policy goal is to enable households to access a diverse set of neighborhoods, voucher households are concentrated in high-poverty and racially segregated neighborhoods, with nonwhite voucher holders disproportionately residing in such places.

Enterprise: Community Developments: New Report Urges Lawmakers to Simultaneously Address Climate Change and Housing Challenges

A daily roundup of news impacting housing and communities: August 8, 2019

NLIHC: Sign Letter Calling for Affordable Housing in Next Presidential Debate

Add your organization to a national letter urging ABC, Univision, and the moderators of the next presidential debate to ask the candidates about the most important issue impacting our economic wellbeing, health, educational success, and so much more – affordable homes.

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