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PCFD: RIBBON CUTTING: 39 Knight Street, Central Falls

Join PCF Development on November 29th at 11am for a short speaking ceremony followed by a tour of the first completed building in the Branch Blackstone development.

NCRC: Santander Announces “Inclusive Communities” Plan – A New $11 Billion, Five-Year Community Commitment

Santander US CEO Scott Powell today announced Santander’s “Inclusive Communities” plan, Santander Bank’s new $11 billion, agreement with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) to increase lending, community development, and charitable giving.

RICH: Position Description, Executive Director

The Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless (RICH), a statewide organization dedicated to ending homelessness in Rhode Island, is looking for their next Executive Director.

City of PVD: Community Conversation

Mayor Jorge Elorza, Councilwoman Mary Kay Harris in partnership with Neighborhood Preservation, Inc. & the University of Memphis School of Law invite you to a conversation about addressing vacant and abandoned properties in Providence.

The Kent County Daily Times: Housing authority partners with URI Community Nursing Program

The West Warwick Housing Authority announced their partnership with the University of Rhode Island’s Community Health Student Nurses; Program. Student nurses, participating in the program, visit the Housing Authority’s two elderly/disabled developments at West Warwick Manor and Clyde Tower to conduct health screening of residents. Many residents have benefited from the program.

AP: State Awarded Nearly $2.4M in Community Development Grants

Rhode Island has been awarded nearly $2.4 million in federal funding to revitalize neighborhoods and increase affordable housing throughout the state.

The Block Island Times: Letter to the Editor

Just a few notes of wonder and questions from the “Resident Island Pundit.” We have two ignominious failures at the Town Hall level that stand out. Many more that are present, but there are some just below the radar, such as the $60,000 cost per pupil at the school. Then the $8,000,000 internet.

The Westerly Sun: Colin Penney named director of South County Habitat for Humanity

South County Habitat for Humanity announced Friday that Colin Penney has been named executive director, effective Oct. 30. He will take over for Lou Raymond, who will retire later this year after 15 years of service.

The Kent County Daily Times: R.I. home sales drop, but prices rise

The number of single-family homes sold in Rhode Island had declined in September compared to last year, but the median price was up 13 percent.

ProJo: Developer to pay $1M to not include affordable units at East Providence complex

A developer would prefer to pay a fee of nearly $1 million to the city instead of setting aside 10 percent of the 228 apartments to be built at Kettle Point as “affordable” units.

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