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Q1 2014 Foreclosures in Rhode Island

HousingWorks RI today released its analysis of foreclosures in Rhode Island for Q1 2014. The report looks at the number of foreclosures in each of Rhode Island’s 39 cities and towns and offers regional comparisons.

Quick Glance Findings:

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Yes on 7 Campaign Kickoff

Thursday, September 15 at 2:00PM

Gately Building, 2 Bayley Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Join housing, community, business and elected leaders in helping HousingNetwork kick off their Yes on 7 campaign! 

HousingNetwork needs your support. The $50 million Housing Opportunity bond on November's ballot will provide critical funding for the construction and rehabilitation of affordable homeownership and rental housing units across Rhode Island, and help our cities and towns revitalize blighted and foreclosed properties. 

Come see prior housing bond dollars at work! Tours of this newly renovated historic property will be available. 

Interested in getting involved? Find out more on September 15th!

Light refreshments will be served. 

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2016 Housing Fact Book Luncheon: Register Now!

Of the 40% renter households in Rhode Island, 8,587 experienced eviction in 2014 according to the State District Court System. Housing cost burdens contribute to housing instability in Rhode Island. With more than half of Rhode Island renter households remaining cost burdened, maintaining stable housing is a struggle for many families throughout the Ocean State.

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The Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless Searches for New Executive Director

The Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless is seeking their next Executive Director!

The ideal candidate has knowledge and experience in social justice and system-change work, is an energetic leader with demonstrated financial and organizational management skills, who can engage others in their mission, embraces and encourages coalition and movement building and is comfortable working with low-income and marginalized populations. If you think you have want it takes click here to find out more! If you know someone that is the perfect fit please share this with them.

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Gateway awarded three-year, $1.2 million federal grant to assist homeless adults

Gateway Healthcare has been awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, part of the U.S. Health & Human Services, to develop a program to provide behavioral health treatment to homeless adults in Rhode Island.

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HousingWorks RI Welcomes Brenda J. Clement as Director.

After a thorough search for new leadership, Roger Williams University has appointed Brenda J. Clement to serve as Director of HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University.

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HousingWorks RI at RWU Moves to One Empire Plaza!

HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University recently said goodbye to 150 Washington Street and moved into our newly renovated space at One Empire Plaza with the Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies. Come, stop by and check out our new location! 

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HousingWorks RI at RWU Director Position Posted

The HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University Director position has been posted, and is currently live on the Roger Williams University website. If you are interested in applying, you may find a description, the necessary requirements, etc. here.  

If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to email Amy Cola at acola@rwu.edu.

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Board Chair Richard Staples Jr. To Serve As Interim Leader Of HousingWorks RI at RWU

Roger Williams University has appointed Richard Staples Jr. to serve as interim director of HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University – where he has served on the policy group’s advisory board since 2004 and named chair in July – while it launches a search for a permanent leader.

A veteran of the financial services and mortgage industries, Staples brings more than 25 years experience to the role. For nearly 13 years, he served as a community development and lending specialist with mortgage loan company Fannie Mae. Previously, he was senior vice president for community reinvestment and regulatory compliance at the Peoples Savings Bank of Brockton (now Webster Bank). He’s also held leadership roles at Fleet Financial Group and Bank of New England.

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Q1 2015 Foreclosures in Rhode Island

HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University today released its analysis of foreclosures in Rhode Island for Q1 2015. The report looks at the number of residential foreclosures in each of Rhode Island’s 39 cities and towns and offers regional comparisons.

Quick Glance Findings:

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