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Long-term affordable rental homes developed by REACH, Inc. Funded in part through BHRI.
Permanent Supportive Housing
Permanent Supportive Housing

Central Falls at a Glance:

The city of Central Falls was incorporated in 1730 as a town, then in 1895 as a city. It is located in Providence County. It covers 1.3 square miles, 0.1 of which is water. Central Falls is Rhode Island’s smallest, yet most densely populated city. Central Falls’ governmental structure is composed of a five-member City Council and a Mayor.

Housing Facts: 2012

Typical monthly housing payment* for a $76,383 house $668
Household income required to afford a $76,383 house $26,709
Average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment $863
Household income required for that rent to be affordable $34,520
Average private-sector wage for jobs in Central Falls $32,968
Foreclosures in Central Falls  
Actual number of foreclosures 37
Total number of mortgaged housing units 1,211
Foreclosures as a percentage of mortgaged stock 3.10%
Housing Units in Central Falls  
Number of year-round housing units 7,473
Housing units that quality as affordable 866
Affordable housing units reserved for the elderly 632
Affordable housing units reserved for families 187
Affordable housing units reserved for persons with special needs 47
Homes funded through Building Homes Rhode Island 16
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 0