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The Kent County Daily Times: West Warwick Housing Authority Recognized as High Performer

The West Warwick Housing Authority announced last week that it has been recognized by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development for its Public Housing and Section 8 programs with its highest rating of High Performer.

The Kent County Daily Times: Community groups support local veteran housing

Rhode Island’s leading non profit supporter of local veterans, Operation Stand Down RI, accepted donations from two local organizations on Friday to support the running of two of their residential homes for veterans.

The Kent County Daily Times: West Warwick Housing Authority completes 90% of planned objectives

The West Warwick Housing Authority has completed 90% of its planned objectives, according to Stephen J. O’Rourke, the Authority’s Executive Director.

ConvergenceRI: Of the community, by the community, for the community

Rhode Island Foundation announces $3.6 million in new grants to support the ongoing work of six Health Equity Zones in the state, marking a sea change in investments in communities

The Kent County Daily Times: Local housing authority receives 'high performer' status once again

The West Warwick Housing Authority received good news from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development recently. They were informed that they achieved the designation of High Performer on their annual assessment from the federal agency that provides oversight and financing to the housing authority.

ProJo: West Warwick measure to dissuade giving to panhandlers defeated 4-1

A resolution to place signs urging people to donate to charity instead of giving money to panhandlers was defeated 4-1 in a town council meeting Tuesday evening, following withering public opposition to it.

Kent County Daily Times: Council mulls signage to discourage panhandling

The West Warwick Town Council is considering placing signs at popular panhandling areas throughout town to discourage drivers from participating.

The Kent County Daily Times: Lippitt Mill to become apartments

Citizens Bank and Pawtucket Development Group, LLC have announced $9 million in financing for the historic Lippitt Mill at 825 Main Street for renovations and restoration to transform the once bustling property into 65 apartment units.

Warwick Beacon: Citizens Bank provides $9M for W. Warwick housing project

Citizens Bank announced recently that its Community Development Group has provided $9 million in financing in the form of a tax-exempt bond to Pawtucket Development Group, LLC for the acquisition and renovation of a vacant historic mill, known as Lippitt Mill, located in West Warwick, into 65 residential housing units.

ProJo: R.I. real estate: 2017 — a really hot market

House sales increased in Rhode Island for the fifth consecutive year in 2017, creating a “hot” market despite falling inventory, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors.

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