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ProJo: HUD to complete foreclosure of 74-unit South Providence development

Rhode Island Housing’s Board of Commissioners learned Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will soon complete a long-anticipated foreclosure of the deteriorated Barbara Jordan II housing development in upper South Providence.

NYT: Under Ben Carson, HUD Scales Back Fair Housing Enforcement

The Trump administration is attempting to scale back federal efforts to enforce fair housing laws, freezing enforcement actions against local governments and businesses, including Facebook, while sidelining officials who have aggressively pursued civil rights cases.

ProJo: R.I. bills would allow Medicaid funds to be used for housing

Two bills that could lead to the use of Medicaid funds to house chronically homeless Rhode Islanders unanimously passed the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services on Tuesday.

Providence American: Progress for some, not all Rhode Island families

Low-income people who work hard and play by the rules should be able to build a better life for themselves and their families. A new report by Prosperity Now (formerly CFED) shows that while Rhode Island has made some progress to help low-income families build a more prosperous future, more remains to be done.

ProJo: Tiny-house model explored as affordable path in R.I.

Could some of Providence’s abandoned lots be redeveloped with energy-efficient, 500- to 700-square-foot houses that could be sold for $88,000, an affordable price for small households earning between $25,000 and $45,000 a year?

The Cowl: Featured Friars Participate in Alternate Spring Breaks

Providence College’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity, a global nonprofit housing organization, sent nine groups of students over spring break to help build affordable homes in locations across the East Coast.

ProJo: Marchers converge on R.I. State House in walk to fight hunger

For 40 years, volunteers from nearly every faith have marched to the State House on Good Friday, part of a grassroots effort to raise money to supply food pantries and soup kitchens throughout Rhode Island.

FHLBB: 2018 Affordable Housing Program Announcement

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston will contribute $21.3 million to the 2018 Affordable Housing and Equity Builder Programs. Of this, $18.1 million will be allocated to the AHP and $3.1 million will be allocated to the EBP.

Enterprise: Community Developments: New Study Shows How the 1930s Redlining Maps Still Hurt Minorities

A daily roundup of news impacting housing and communities: March 28, 2018.

Enterprise: Community Developments: New Report Highlights the Continued Success and Necessity of the Housing Credit

A daily roundup of news impacting housing and communities: March 27, 2018.

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