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ProJo: In PVD, half the high school students missed at least 10 percent of school days last year. The state officials now in charge say that has to change

About half of all Providence high school students missed 18 days of school or more last year. In some schools, those rates were even higher. At Hope and Central high schools, for example, about 63% of kids were absent at least 18 days, or 10 percent of the 180-day school year. With Providence schools now under control of the state, officials say improving the attendance of students in the city has to be a priority.

Convergence RI: 1 in 3 RI households are facing housing cost crisis

It is a fact of life for many low and middle income households that they need to make difficult choices when it comes to paying for the kind of home they need versus their other obligations, like health care, childcare, or even what type of groceries they buy. For those with student debt or trying to save for retirement, the pressures are even greater.

PBN: State needs new direction on housing

The Great Recession is often pointed to as when construction of new single-family homes precipitously dropped, and from which the state has yet to recover.


Upcoming Events

RIHousing: State of Rhode Island Housing Forum: Thursday, November 14, 2019

RIHousing: State of Rhode Island Housing Forum: Thursday, November 14, 2019

Governor Gina Raimondo, the Executive Office of Commerce, the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, and RIHousing invite you to the State of Rhode Island Housing Forum

Enterprise: Community Developments: September 25

A daily roundup of news impacting housing and communities: September 25, 2019.

2019 Housing Fact Book Release

2019 Housing Fact Book Release

The 2019 Housing Fact Book is scheduled to be released on Friday, October 25, 2019.

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