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NLIHC: Tenant Talk Now Available

Produced by the National Low Income Housing Coalition, Tenant Talk is a semi-annual newsletter created to engage residents in housing advocacy and to highlight innovative approaches and recent victories in communities throughout the United States.

RICH: Hiring a Director of Coordinated Housing Placement

Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless is hiring a full time position, Director of Coordinated Housing Placement. Applications are due by 5:00PM on Wednesday, December 13th.

MassNAHRO Position Announcement: Executive Director

MassNAHRO, the leading housing and community development advocate for the provision and preservation of adequate and affordable housing for those with low and moderate incomes, is seeking a dynamic new Executive Director.

The Narragansett Times: Habitat for Humanity welcomes new leader

Habitat for Humanity has welcomed a new face as its executive director. Colin Penney took over the position on Oct. 30 after a nationwide search. Penney takes over the post from Lou Raymond, who is set to retire later this year after 15 years of service to the Charlestown non-profit organization, a branch of the nationwide non-profit which seeks to provide affordable, quality housing for all.

ProJo: Providence Housing providing jobs training for over 200 residents

More than 200 residents of the Hartford Parks and Manton Heights public housing developments have enrolled in Jobs Plus, a grant-funded program run by the Providence Housing Authority.

ProJo: R.I. house prices climb 8 percent in third quarter

Home prices in Rhode Island continued to climb in the third quarter of 2017, as the median house price hit $265,000, “the highest quarterly median price in a decade,” according to the state Realtors’ association.

ProJo: An Epidemic on the West Coast

It’s easy to walk past the homeless, to disregard the guy lying on the street or ignore the woman standing at an intersection holding a handwritten sign with a plea for help. It’s harder to look away when you’ve seen their eyes. Look past lines drawn by hard living or the still-soft skin of someone young but struggling to break the cycle of dependency or abuse.

PBN: Cola using banking experience, skills to fuel LISC’s early-stage impact

Career changers are common in today’s workforce. Those switching industries bring broad perspectives and fresh skill sets to new fields but can make the modern-day corporate ladder look more like a winding road at times.

Newport This Week: Newport Second in State in Low- or Moderate-Income Housing

A recently released housing report for Rhode Island shows that Newport is second only to Woonsocket in the percentage of residents who are classified as low- or moderate-income.

ProJo: Housing efforts in Providence showcased

Organized by Rhode Island Housing and the Senate Committee on Housing and Municipal Government, the tour was designed to show all the aspects of neighborhood revitalization that have accompanied investments in affordable housing in the capital city.

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