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RIF: Health in Rhode Island: A Long Term Vision

Health industry leaders and advocates have collaborated for over a year to establish a long-term health plan for Rhode Island.

WPRI 12: Raimondo eyes tax on real estate sales over $500K to fund affordable housing

Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo is looking to invest more into the development of affordable housing, paid for in part with a new tax on all real-estate sales totaling more than $500,000.

Newport Daily News: Affordability a top goal of officials

Town Council members say they want to deal with the challenges ahead for the town in the coming year, but do it in a way that keep property taxes affordable for residents.

Newport Daily News: BankNewport gets affordable housing grant

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston awarded more than $57.5 million in grants, loans, and interest-rate subsidies to support 37 affordable housing initiatives in New England and beyond, including a grant to BankNewport in Middletown.

East Greenwich Pendulum: East Greenwich receives $65,000 housing grant

The state of Rhode Island received $1 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants meant to render financial aid to residents of public housing. East Greenwich and Narragansett are set to receive a combined $141,512 of the monies, which will be used to continue extant FSS programs in the towns through 2020.

JCHS: New report shows America's rental affordability crisis climbing the income ladder

New report shows America's rental affordability crisis climbing the income ladder

Kent County Daily Times: WWHA strategic plan objectives nearly complete

When he stepped into the executive director position at the West Warwick Housing Authority in 2017, Stephen O'Rourke faced the daunting tasks of fixing the trouble plaguing the organization and reversing the bad reputation it had earned over the years prior.

The Sun: Religious leaders ask R.I. politicians to help reduce poverty

Religious leaders in Rhode Island asked the state's politicians Tuesday to pass bills this year to address poverty.

ProJo: New report shows homelessness declined 4.2% in Rhode Island

Homelessness in Rhode Island has declined by 4.2%, federal housing officials said Thursday.

PBN: Hayes receives 2019 Murray Family Prize for Community Enrichment

EILEEN HAYES, CEO and president of Providence-based nonprofit Amos House, recently received the 2019 Murray Family Prize for Community Enrichment from the Rhode Island Foundation.

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