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JOB OPENING: RI Alliance for Healthy Housing Program Manager

HWRI is hiring a Rhode Island Alliance for Healthy Housing Program Manager.

ProAm: Tenants Demonstrate over City Contracting concerning local Housing

Housings process of development of the Barbara Jordan II housing project. Specifically their concerns are the fact that tenants have been left out of the planning process; some tenants being forced to move without plans for temporary re-location until the project is completed.

Block Island Times: Expanding eligibility for affordable housing

The Block Island Housing Board is seeking to expand the affordable housing applicant pool on Block Island. In order to do so the board needs to do something that might seem counterintuitive; raising the island’s median income bracket. Increasing the medium income limit could provide more people on the island with the opportunity to apply for affordable housing.

East Greenwich Pendulum: Candidates answer tough questions

Monday night the two Democratic candidates for state senate District 35 (East Greenwich, North Kingstown, Narragansett, South Kingstown) Bridget Valverde and Gregory Acciardo, met for a public forum.

DesignxRI: Solving the Housing Crisis: Where Does Design Fit In?

There is a widely acknowledged housing crisis in the US today: workers and young families are finding it increasingly difficult to find housing they can afford that suits their needs. Wages have not kept pace with housing costs, and not enough new housing has been developed to meet growing demand.

LISC RI: Presents Strengthening Nonprofit Leaders in Financial Management

LISC RI presents the LISC Neighborhood Development Fund Education Series, Part II of LISC's Financial Management Workshops.

Job Posting: Upper South Providence Community Liaison

The Barbara Jordan II Community Engagement process is indented to foster a meaningful dialogue with Upper South Providence residents, anchor institutions, neighborhood organizations and other local stakeholders about how to respond to neighborhood development pressures that are beginning to be felt and how housing reinvestment of the vacant Barbara Jordan II properties could benefit the community. Rhode Island Housing and their planning consultants Camiros, Ltd., are seeking two Community Liaisons who are currently residents of the Upper South Providence Area to assist in the Barbara Jordan II Community Engagement process.

The Standard Times: Planning commission modifies Wickford Woods project

The North Kingstown Planning Commission discussed Tuesday modifications to the Wickford Woods project, a major land development consisting of 40-unit condominiums located on Ten Rod and Tower Hill Roads. The discussion, at times heated, ended with the commission approving some of the modifications, while rejecting others that would have entailed making changes to the zoning ordinance, something the commission decided should be left up to the town council.

Enterprise: Community Developments: HUD Moves Forward on Amending Its AFFH Regulations

A daily roundup of news impacting housing and communities: August 23, 2018.

ProJo: Providence City Council challengers decry lack of affordable housing

At a forum Wednesday night hosted by Direct Action for Rights and Equality, an advocacy organization for the rights of low-income residents, City Council candidates from eight of the city’s 15 wards answered questions about the dearth of affordable and low-income housing in the city.

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