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Newport is a great place to live.
Members of the local legislative delegation told a crowd of about 100 people Thursday morning at the local Community College of RI campus they’re more than aware of the reality — and more needs to be done to help make Newport County affordable.
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MEDIAN HOME PRICE$563,000
$152,608Income needed to afford this
28%Cost burdened homeowners
AVE. 2-BEDROOM RENT$1,572/mo.
$62,880Income needed to afford this
45%Cost burdened renters
In 1727, James Franklin (brother of Benjamin) printed the Rhode-Island Almanack.
A household is cost burdened if it spends more than 30% of its income on housing costs.
The state's website offers information about each of Rhode Island's 39 municipalities. To get to know Newport, click here.
Interested in learning about Newport’s vision for the future? Check out the city's comprehensive plan here.
To learn more about the opportunities and services in the City of Newport, visit the following sources:
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