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Coventry Meadows developed by Coventry Housing Associates Corporation. Funded in part through BHRI.

Coventry at a Glance:

The town of Coventry is located in Kent County. It covers 63.2 square miles, 2.8 of which are water. It is the largest town in land area in Rhode Island, being surpassed in total area only by South Kingstown, Rhode Island, with water and land area of 50.8 square miles. Coventry’s governmental structure is made up of a five member Town Council and a Town Manager.

Housing Facts: 2013

Typical monthly housing payment* for a $175,000 house $1,365
Household income required to afford a $175,000 house $54,600
Average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment $1,089
Household income required for that rent to be affordable $43,560
Average private-sector wage for jobs in Coventry $34,476
Foreclosures in Coventry  
Actual number of foreclosures 84
Total number of mortgaged housing units 8,021
Foreclosures as a percentage of mortgaged stock 1.05%
Housing Units in Coventry  
Number of year-round housing units 14,082
Housing units that quality as affordable 758
Affordable housing units reserved for the elderly 436
Affordable housing units reserved for families 280
Affordable housing units reserved for persons with special needs 42
Homes funded through Building Homes Rhode Island 52
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 650