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RIH: 2020 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP)

RIHousing will soon implement the 2020 Qualified Allocation Plan for Housing Tax Credits (QAP), which is designed to establish criteria for the allocation of Housing Tax Credits in Rhode Island.

Interfaith Community Pre-Screening of Providence Lost

"Providence Lost," a short nonfiction film, follows a family undergoing an eviction and their subsequent search for a new home. Join faith leaders and community members for a pre-screening of this short film followed by a panel discussion featuring the Trottiers, filmmaker Oscar Dupuy d'Angeac, Brenda Clement (HousingWorks RI) and moderated by Bishop Knisely (Episcopal Diocese of RI).

Children's HealthWatch: New Report: Pathways to Stable Homes

Stable homes are vital for good health. Research demonstrates children’s health improves when their families are able to live in homes they can afford without falling behind on rent, moving frequently, or experiencing homelessness.

ProJo: Proposal to address chronic homelessness fails amid R.I. budget debate

By 8 p.m., state lawmakers hit the halfway mark in their debate over the proposed $9.9-billion budget, after a wrenching debate over a failed bid to raise the state’s hotel tax to fund a program in the works for two years to attack “chronic homelessness.”

GoLocal Prov: DBR’s Tanner Asks Rhode Islanders to Help Identify Unnecessary Regulations

The Department of Business Regulation's Director Liz Tanner is asking for Rhode Islanders to help make the state more efficient.

HousingSearchRI: Faith based initiative

The Faith-based Housing Initiative is a way of connecting members of faith-based communities with programs that assist in moving forward their mission for social justice.

ProJo: Across U.S., housing costs send wave of people to smaller cities

The pace of growth slows in the nation’s big cities and quickens where prices are lower — in nearby cities, like Providence, with populations under 200,000. One buyer’s strategy: ‘Drive ‘til you qualify.’

NLIHC: Join NLIHC, NHLP, and Representative Sylvia Garcia for June 26 Day of Action to Keep Families Together

Join advocates from across the nation for a Day of Action to Keep Families Together on June 26 to oppose HUD’s cruel proposal to force 25,000 mixed-status immigrant families – including 55,000 children who are U.S. citizens or have legal status – to separate or face eviction.

ProJo: R.I. Senate panel OKs Providence homestead exemption bill

The Providence City Council simultaneously voted in favor of a resolution urging the General Assembly to pass the same bill.

Newport Daily News: After 15 years, a fresh look is being taken at Aquidneck Island’s west side

One priority cited by multiple attendees, according to the overview, is improving Burma Road, which runs north to south from the Melville district to Naval Station Newport and is maintained by the Navy.

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