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PBN: Barbara Fields to leave ED role at R.I. Housing in March

R.I. Housing CEO and Executive Director Barbara Fields will step down from her role in March when her contract expires, R.I. Housing announced Tuesday.

PBN: Solutions for long-term homelessness to be discussed in upcoming report

Homelessness in Rhode Island will be the subject of a report, set to be released on Jan. 23 by author Eric L. Hirsch, Crossroads Rhode Island, HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University and the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless.

ProJo: Rhode Island Housing executive director leaving for job with national agency

Barbara Fields, executive director of Rhode Island Housing for the last four years, announced Tuesday that she will step down when her contract ends March 1, according to the state housing finance agency.

ProJo: Providence community pushes for affordable homes over housing complex

A group of South Side residents made clear at a community meeting Monday night what they wanted to see built in their neighborhood to replace the abandoned affordable housing development known as Barbara Jordan II: houses.

RIH: Barbara Fields Stepping Down as RIHousing Executive Director

After four successful years leading RIHousing, Barbara Fields announced she will be stepping down as Executive Director of the state’s housing finance corporation.

ProJo: Providence City Council, with first-ever female majority, sets a new direction

Growing up, Sabina Matos didn’t imagine she’d one day be elected to a political office in the United States. In fact, when she moved to New York with her family from the Dominican Republic as a 20-year-old, she didn’t think she’d stay more than six months. “We arrived here in April, and I said that by December I was going to be back there,” said Matos, who was recently elected to serve as president of the Providence City Council.

ProJo: Former state Rep. Regunberg hired as adviser to Providence Mayor Elorza

While holding the door open to another run for state office in 2022, former Rep. Aaron Regunberg, the high-profile progressive who ran for lieutenant governor last year, is starting work Monday as a top-level policy adviser to Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza on universal pre-kindergarten and affordable housing initiatives.

ProJo: House of Hope tackles homelessness in R.I. with showers, medical screenings, haircuts — and housing

Shower to Empower is a 20-foot-long mobile unit with two private showers that bookend a screening room and a barber’s chair. It is the latest service provided by the House of Hope Community Development Corporation, a Warwick-based nonprofit.

RWU Ranked No. 1 among four-year colleges and universities in RI

RWU ranks No. 1 among four-year colleges and universities in Rhode Island, according to a new analysis by Schools.com.

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