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PBN: Amos House converts part of facility to winter emergency shelter

Amos House, a nonprofit that has specialized in transitional and long-term housing services, including for people in addiction recovery, has, out of need, opened an emergency shelter for the winter months.

WPRI 12: Report: There’s an affordable housing crisis in RI

A lack of affordable housing in Rhode Island is causing major issues statewide, according to a report recently released by the Commission of Health Advocacy and Equity.

Johnston Sunrise: BankNewport honored with 2020 Common Good Award

BankNewport is pleased to announce that it has been honored with a 2020 Common Good Award, presented by Rhode Island Monthly magazine and the Rhode Island Foundation.

NLIHC: Sign Letter Today: Housing in Infrastructure Spending!

House Democrats have unveiled a $760 billion blueprint for an infrastructure spending package that does not include adequate resources to build or preserve affordable and accessible homes for America’s lowest-income seniors, people with disabilities, families with children, and others. Congressional leaders need to hear from you!

Housing Assistance Collaborative: Pop Up Clinics

The Housing Assistance Collaborative (HAC) set up weekly pop-up housing application clinics throughout Providence/East Providence/Pawtucket to help folks.

AP: Rhode Island getting almost $22M in public housing funds

Two dozen public housing authorities across Rhode Island are getting a total of nearly $22 million in federal grants to fix up their properties.

The Valley Breeze: High Rocks, town reach agreement on affordable units

One year after the town demanded answers from the developers of the High Rocks Condominiums as to why promised affordable units were never built, the two sides have reached an agreement on a path forward for the building.

Affordable Housing Online: 2020 Presidential Candidate Housing Plans

There is no county in the nation where a full-time worker earning the federal minimum wage could afford to rent a two bedroom home without spending more than 30% of their income. 2020 Presidential Candidates Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Michael Bloomberg, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Tom Steyer, and Tulsi Gabbard present their plans to make secure, affordable housing more accessible.

Upcoming Anti-Oppression Training

Join the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless for a frank discussion on the ways in which systems oppression invade and perpetrate barriers to housing & learn ways to stem oppression.

JCHS: 10 Surprising Facts from America's Rental Housing 2020

Ten facts that jumped out from the recently released America’s Rental Housing 2020 from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

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