Housing cost burdens decrease the purchasing power of nearly 56,000 owner households in Rhode Island
Under the ACA, Accountable Care Organization (ACO) structures aid in the transformation from a volume-based system to a value-based system Key Studies have quantified the economic impact and multiplier effect of
investing in affordable homes. Public investment in affordable homes has provided a strategic stimulus to Rhode Island's economy.
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Housing cost burdens decrease the purchasing power of nearly 56,000 owner households in Rhode Island

If these cost burdened owners were in homes that were affordable to them, close to $500 million in purchasing power could benefit other parts of the economy.

Under the ACA, Accountable Care Organization (ACO) structures aid in the transformation from a volume-based system to a value-based system

Rhode Island spends 81 cents of every elder and adult-disabled long-term care dollar on nursing home care, 33% higher than the national average.

Key Studies have quantified the economic impact and multiplier effect of investing in affordable homes.

A 12% to 13% increase in the number of households is anticipated, driven by a growing population and simultaneous decline in household size attributable to both lower birth rates and an aging population. The growing number of households will generate demand for production of an additional 34,600 to 40,200 new housing units.

Public investment in affordable homes has provided a strategic stimulus to Rhode Island's economy.

Voters approved Question 7 on the RI ballot and agreed to invest in a $50 million housing bond, allowing the state to create affordable housing opportunity programs, and improve properties in need of revitalization. Bonds are crucial, but we need a dedicated funding stream to ensure all communities have good, quality housing that is affordable.

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Free File: File Your Taxes for FREE!

New Date!

Join community leaders for the Annual Rhode Island Free File Briefing

Featuring Congressman Jim Langevin

We hope you can join Congressman Jim Langevin, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, and Lt. Governor Daniel McKee for the Rhode Island Free File Briefing and demo to highlight the IRS and Rhode Island Free File programs.

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NeighborWorks America: Report to the Community

As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, we want to take a moment to say thank you to our many partners and to share our FY2016 community report.

In this report, you’ll find several stories that illustrate how we worked with the NeighborWorks network—all strong, community-based nonprofits—to create economic opportunity across the country.

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NHC: Webinar: Broadband in affordable housing

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 2 - 3 p.m. EST

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