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Neighborhood Opportunities Program housing for low-wage families
Albion Place developed by Mark Kuhar. Funded in part through BHRI.

Lincoln at a Glance:

The town of Lincoln is located in Providence County, Rhode Island. Lincoln was a part of the town of Smithfield until 1871, when it was split off and named in honor of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln's villages include Manville, Albion, Lime Rock, Londsdale, Fairlawn, Quinnville, and Saylesville. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 18.9 square miles, of which 0.7 square miles is water. Lincoln's governmental structure is composed of a five-member Town Council and a Town Administrator.

Housing Facts: 2013

Typical monthly housing payment* for a $247,000 house $1,988
Household income required to afford a $247,000 house $79,537
Average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment $1,120
Household income required for that rent to be affordable $44,800
Average private-sector wage for jobs in Lincoln $49,920
Foreclosures in Lincoln  
Actual number of foreclosures 21
Total number of mortgaged housing units 4,471
Foreclosures as a percentage of mortgaged stock 0.47%
Housing Units in Lincoln  
Number of year-round housing units 9,015
Housing units that quality as affordable 598
Affordable housing units reserved for the elderly 366
Affordable housing units reserved for families 166
Affordable housing units reserved for persons with special needs 66
Homes funded through Building Homes Rhode Island 2
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 304