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NLIHC: Join a National Call-In Day on July 22 to Lift the Caps!

NLIHC, the Coalition for Human Needs, and other national organizations are hosting a Call-In Day on Monday, July 22 to urge congressional leaders and President Trump to reach an agreement to lift the federal spending caps and fully fund affordable housing programs.

Enterprise: Community Developments: Enterprise Releases Report on Off-Site Construction to Expand Affordable Housing Supply

A daily roundup of news impacting housing and communities: July 17, 2019

NYT: Only Washington Can Solve the Nation’s Housing Crisis

In recent months America’s affordable housing crisis, a long-simmering issue for people of low and moderate incomes, has burst onto the front page. Rents are rising much faster than income, while the median home price in some 200 cities is $1 million. After a decade of decline, the number of homeless Americans is ticking back up.

PBN: R.I. Housing approves $4.7M for blighted and vacant property revitalization

The R.I. Housing and Mortgage Finance Corp. board of commissioners has approved $4.7 million via the state Acquisition and Revitalization Program to fund seven projects, R.I. Housing announced Tuesday.

FHLBB: Advisory Council Nominations

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (the Bank) is now accepting nominations to fill vacancies on its 2020 Advisory Council to represent Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Providence Journal: Alone in death, but not in life

The pastel-colored homes that once gave the South Providence neighborhood of “Clowntown” its name – before they were vacated and boarded up – framed about two dozen people gathered under the sum at the parking lot of the Salvation Army on Broad Street to mourn and honor Steven “Mustache” Sceeles.

Jamestown Press: Housing plan hearing set to continue

Emotions continue to run high as the debate about a proposed housing development on Narragansett Avenue has reached eight hours of testimony — with more to come.

Block Island Times: You are here Warwick company wins housing contract

Pariseault Builders, Inc. of Warwick, R.I. was selected to build the five single-family homes in the B.I. Housing Board’s Cherry Hill Lane affordable housing subdivision on a parcel off Cooneymus Road.

PBN: Five Questions With: Jennifer Hawkins

Five Questions with: Jennifer Hawkins

Enterprise: Proven Local Strategies For Expanding the Supply of Affordable Homes and Addressing Cost Challenges

This white paper highlights proven local strategies for expanding the supply of affordable homes and addressing the rising cost of developing those homes.

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