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Church Community Housing Corporation is Hiring: Project Manager

Non-profit Community Development Corporation is seeking person with 1-2 years experience with Affordable Housing and Community Development programs. Candidates should be detailed oriented, possess strong communication and organization skills. Experience grant writing, construction management and financing is helpful. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Planning or related field preferred. Please provide resume and writing salary when applying. Salary commensurate with experience.

The Sun: $900 donated at giving meters

Providence has collected about $900 since it spent approximately $10,000 seven months ago to install orange “giving meters” intended to help people support the homeless.

The Newport Daily News: Legislators take on issues during annual forum

Aquidneck Island is an expensive place to live — on that most people can agree. But what to do about it? Members of the local legislative delegation told a crowd of about 100 people Thursday morning at the local Community College of Rhode Island campus they’re more than aware of the reality — and more needs to be done to help make Newport County affordable.

WPRI 12: Newsmakers 4/6/2018: R.I. Housing Crunch

Newsmakers 4/6/2018: R.I. Housing Crunch

FHLBB: The 2018 AHP funding round opens June 11!

The FHLB Boston’s Affordable Housing Program 2018 funding round opens four weeks earlier this year on Monday, June 11. Applications are due Thursday, August 2. Approximately $18.1 million in AHP subsidy is available.

RWU School of Law: Force Multipliers

Our homes are the solid ground upon which we build our lives – safe, secure, healthy spaces where we can eat, sleep, and spend time with our families; bases from which we travel to work or school; conducive, reliable environments in which we can thrive and grow. Yet for many Rhode Islanders, this basic resource remains persistently out of reach. It’s a crisis that students at Roger Williams University School of Law are addressing head-on through the Rhode Island Tenant Stabilization Project, aimed at helping low-income tenants who face eviction and possible homelessness.

ecoRI News: Poorly Planned Green Energy Grows in Rhode Island

Both climate solutions are identified as “green” — in fact, one literally is — but the Mother Nature-created one is being destroyed to make room for the manmade one. Some proponents of the latter say chunks of the former need to be sacrificed if society is to kick its dirty fossil-fuel habitat. Their well-intentioned argument goes something like this: we can’t say no to everything and we need renewable energy. While renewable energy is a must, it shouldn’t be given carte blanche to be sited anywhere and everywhere. If that’s the development practice Rhode Island embraces, environmental degradation will continue. Public health will suffer.

ProJo: Neighborhood of the Week: Thornton is not a run-of-the-mill place

The water tower that once served the Pocasset Worsted Mill still looms over the tightly-packed duplexes of Thornton, though its top has been sheared off and cellular transmitter cables crawl up the sides like vines.
RWU: Civic Scholars, R.I. Tenant Stabilization Project

RWU: Civic Scholars, R.I. Tenant Stabilization Project

Support experiential learning that empowers students to challenge themselves and help communities.

LISC: 2017 LISC National Annual Report

LISC Releases Annual Report: Invests $1.2 Billion Nationwide; $27 Million in Rhode Island.

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