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Sweetbriar developed by East Bay CDC. Funded in part through BHRI.
Sweetbriar developed by East Bay CDC. Funded in part through BHRI.
Construction at Walker Farm Lane developed by West Elmwood Housing Development. Funded in part through BHRI.

Barrington at a Glance:

The town of Barrington was incorporated in 1770. It is located in Bristol County, approximately 9 miles southeast of Providence. It covers 15.8 square miles, 6.9 of which are water. Its conservation areas range from fragile marshlands to natural wooded areas. Barrington’s governmental structure is made up of a five member elected Town Council and a Town Manager.

Housing Facts: 2012

Typical monthly housing payment* for a $334,000 house $2,445
Household income required to afford a $334,000 house $97,788
Average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment $1,154
Household income required for that rent to be affordable $46,160
Average private-sector wage for jobs in Barrington $36,400
Foreclosures in Barrington  
Actual number of foreclosures 9
Total number of mortgaged housing units 3,715
Foreclosures as a percentage of mortgaged stock 0.00%
Housing Units in Barrington  
Number of year-round housing units 6,268
Housing units that quality as affordable 160
Affordable housing units reserved for the elderly 60
Affordable housing units reserved for families 65
Affordable housing units reserved for persons with special needs 35
Homes funded through Building Homes Rhode Island 61
How much housing is needed?  
Additional housing units necessary to meet the 10% threshold established by the State's Low and Moderate Income Housing Act of 2004 467