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More senior women in Rhode Island burdened by housing costs

More senior women “heads of households” own their homes today, but for those with a mortgage, the cost burden is high. A new infographic released today by HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University (HWRI) and the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island offers a glimpse at Rhode Island households headed by women aged 65+.

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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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REGISTER NOW! 2015 Housing Fact Book Luncheon

More and more, policy makers are considering the untapped potential of a massive and diverse millennial generation. How does housing factor in to the conversation?

The America in 2015 community survey released by the Urban Land Institute revealed that 73% of millennials are very or somewhat likely to move in the next five years, and 63% of the millennial generation would like to live in a place where they do not need to use a car very often.

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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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Q4 2014 Foreclosures in Rhode Island

HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University today released its analysis of foreclosures in Rhode Island for Q4 2014. The report looks at the number of residential foreclosures in each of Rhode Island’s 39 cities and towns and offers regional comparisons.

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HousingWorks RI and Latino Policy Institute announce new staffing model

HousingWorks RI (HWRI) and the Latino Policy Institute (LPI) its sister policy group at Roger Williams University, have announced an innovative joint staffing model to increase the capacity of both organizations. The groups have welcomed the addition of research and communications staff who will support the work of both organizations.

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Latino Households Face Challenges in Rhode Island Homebuyer Market

HousingWorks RI (HWRI) and the Latino Policy Institute (LPI), its sister policy group at Roger Williams University, released an infographic today that shows the challenges facing Latino homeowners and some of the conditions preventing Rhode Island’s Latino renters from entering the homebuyer market.

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Q3 2014 Foreclosures in Rhode Island

HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University today released its analysis of foreclosures in Rhode Island for Q3 2014. 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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2014 Housing Fact Book

PROVIDENCE, R.I., October 3, 2014 – The 2014 Housing Fact Book released today by HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University (HWRI) shows a persistent housing cost burden for Rhode Island homeowners and renters alike, but particularly for the state’s lower and middle income groups. 2014 marks the 10th annual Housing Fact Book and the analysis looks back at trends in housing affordability in Rhode Island since 2000.

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2014 Housing Fact Book Luncheon

HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University is just weeks away from the release of our 10th annual Housing Fact Book. We hope you can join us this year for an informative conversation about the future of housing in Rhode Island.


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