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Jamestown Press: Group asks for 6 homes on Carr Lane

The planning commissioners last week were presented with plans from a nonprofit developer that wants to build six affordable housing units on a 1.3- acre lot at 91 Carr Lane.

Jamestown Press: Carr Lane affordable housing on tap

Plans to build six affordable housing units on Carr Lane, which is being met with resistance from neighbors, will be introduced Wednesday to the planning commission.

Jamestown Press: Downtown housing development plan hearing is delayed once again

For the second consecutive time, the development team for Stuart Sanderson, which is proposing 19 housing units at 70 and 78 Narragansett Ave., has requested a continuance before the planning commission.

Jamestown Press: Housing plan hearing set to continue

Emotions continue to run high as the debate about a proposed housing development on Narragansett Avenue has reached eight hours of testimony — with more to come.

Jamestown Press: Have your voice heard about housing project

The next meeting for the condo development project at 70-78 Narragansett Ave. is at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 19. I am encouraging everyone to attend as I believe our community’s input will count.

Jamestown Press: Contentious housing plan up again June 19

If 19 housing units were constructed in four buildings on a single lot at 70 and 78 Narragansett Ave., traffic would increase by roughly 3 percent, according to a study by the applicant’s development team.

Jamestown Press: Town loans $510K to help build three affordable homes at 91 Carr Lane

The town councilors Monday night approved a $510,000 loan for Church Community Housing Corporation, which will allow the nonprofit agency to develop affordable housing on Carr Lane without being subject to high-interest rates.

Jamestown Press: Carr Lane affordable housing advances

The town is in the midst of negotiating a purchase-and-sale agreement that would set aside 1.3 acres on Carr Lane for affordable housing.

The Jamestown Press: Town buys lot for open space, low-cost homes

The town has purchased property on Carr Lane to increase its stock of affordable housing while preserving the reservoir’s watershed.

ProJo: R.I.’s median house price rises by 10 percent in first quarter

Rhode Island was ranked as one of the country’s least affordable housing markets in March, while in the first quarter of 2018, the state’s median house price jumped by 10 percent, rising to $252,250. “Though Rhode Island’s housing market has not yet hit the peak reached before the housing downturn, strong price gains are affecting affordability, particularly among first-time home buyers,” the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said in its first-quarter market report, released Wednesday.

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