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Newport Daily News: Affordability a top goal of officials

Town Council members say they want to deal with the challenges ahead for the town in the coming year, but do it in a way that keep property taxes affordable for residents.

WhatsUpNewp: Letter To The Editor: 2019 Housing Forum was a success

On Friday, March 15th , the Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (AIPC), in conjunction with Connect Greater Newport and HousingWorks RI, brought the Aquidneck Island communities together in a Smart Island event to address housing issues at CCRI-Newport.

Newport Daily News: Forum examines future of Aquidneck Island housing issues

The Aquidneck Island Planning Commission hosted a forum last Friday focused on Aquidneck Island’s housing issues.

Newport This Week: Action Needed Now for Affordable Senior Housing

The need for affordable senior housing has been on the Middle­town Town Council docket since April 2017.

What's Up Newp: AIPC: Residents have their voices heard on the issue of housing on Aquidneck Island

On Friday, March 15, Aquidneck Island Planning Commission hosted Aquidneck Island residents, business owners, elected officials, and others for an in-depth look at the state of housing on Aquidneck Island. The forum consisted of three expert panels followed by interactive break-out sessions.

Newport Daily News: Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: No one leading the affordable housing effort.

Newport Daily News: Middletown council split on senior housing plan

The members of the Town Council agree there is a need for affordable senior housing units, but are torn on how to achieve it.

Newport Daily News: Public forum to focus on Aquidneck Island housing stock

Aquidneck Island Planning Commission to host March 15 panel discussions addressing challenges facing milennials and baby boomers at CCRI Newport.

Newport Daily News: Middletown council continues search for senior affordable housing plan

Nearly 290 respondents to a recent survey reported they did not have enough money for rent/mortgage/real estate taxes at some point during the last 12 months.

Newport Daily News: Senior housing talks get started in Middletown

For years, Middletown officials have talked about bringing affordable municipal senior housing to the community. On Monday afternoon, the town took its initial step to making that goal a reality with the first business meeting of the Middletown Senior Housing Committee. A subgroup of the Town Council, the body was created recently as a way for the town to study the issue and try to create some senior housing. Unlike its neighbors in Newport and Portsmouth, Middletown doesn’t have senior housing of its own.

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