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5 Questions with Brenda Clement, HWRI at RWU Director

What is one of your first goals? To reconnect with my housing and community-development colleagues here in Rhode Island, and find areas where we can collaborate and support each other's work. Research shows that access to healthy, affordable housing bolsters positive outcomes in many areas, including health, education, employment and economic development.

The Day: Tiverton apartments an example for proposed Edgerton School project

Melissa Pacheco, a single mother of a 7-year-old daughter, says there is a certain stigma attached to public or subsidized housing because it often conjures images of unsavory characters. But she counts herself among “the good people on Section 8 that just need help.” “It’s just a few that lead to that stigma,” she said.

WPRI 12: Citizens Bank building new corporate campus in Johnston

Citizens Financial Group later this year will begin construction of a new corporate campus on an undeveloped parcel of land west of I-295 in Johnston.

ProJo: Neighborhood of the Week: Portsmouth’s Island Park grew from cottage colony to close community

Island Park, once the site of an amusement park, today is a close-knit community on a peninsula in northeast Portsmouth, a short distance across the water from Tiverton.

ProJo: Projects in Burrillville, Providence win federal low-income housing tax credits

Rhode Island Housing on Friday announced the three recipients of its 2015 federal low-income housing tax credit round, including a proposal from NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley to build 96 new affordable homes at the Greenridge Apartments in Burrillville.

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