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Enterprise: Community Developments: State- and City-Wide Efforts to Boost Affordable Housing Development

A daily roundup of news impacting housing and communities: March 19, 2019.

NCRC: Shifting neighborhoods: Gentrification and cultural displacement in American cities

NCRC Report: Shifting Neighbors: Gentrification and cultural displacement in American cities

Jamestown Press: Town loans $510K to help build three affordable homes at 91 Carr Lane

The town councilors Monday night approved a $510,000 loan for Church Community Housing Corporation, which will allow the nonprofit agency to develop affordable housing on Carr Lane without being subject to high-interest rates.

Newport Daily News: Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: No one leading the affordable housing effort.

NLIHC: New Report Published Today: Shortage of 7 Million Apartments for the Nation’s Lowest-Income Renters

NLIHC released today its annual report, The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes, which finds a shortage of seven million affordable and available rental homes for extremely low-income renters, those with household incomes at or below the poverty level or 30% of their area median income.

Building a More Vibrant Rhode Island: Senate Unveils Package of Economic Development Bills

Themed around “Building a More Vibrant Rhode Island,” the legislative initiatives propose action in a number of areas, including development, workforce training, housing, education, solar energy, and supporting small businesses and Rhode Island’s seafood industry. The legislation was slated for introduction during the Senate session following the forum.

ProJo: June Speakman is sworn in to the R.I. House of Representatives

Rep. June S. Speakman, a Democrat representing District 68 in Warren and Bristol, is formally sworn in to the House of Representatives Wednesday by Attorney General Peter F. Neronha.

Enterprise: Community Developments: White House 2020 Budget Request, Health & Housing

A daily roundup of of news impacting housing and communities: March 12, 2019

The Motley Fool: The Average Social Security Benefit Won't Even Cover Rent in These 8 States

For nearly eight decades, Social Security has been a financial rock for our nation's retired workforce. Today, according to an analysis conducted by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, more than a third of all beneficiaries (including survivors of deceased workers and the long-term disabled) are lifted out of poverty solely as a result of their guaranteed monthly payouts.
Report Back Meeting - BJII Steering Committee Update

Report Back Meeting - BJII Steering Committee Update

As the Barbara Jordan II community engagement process comes to a close, we invite you to join us on March 11th for a Report Back meeting, where we will share a summary of the feedback received throughout this process, and share information on next steps moving forward.

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