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New-home construction in the U.S. exceeded a 1 million annualized pace in November for a third consecutive month, continuing a slow recovery in the housing market. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes slumped in November from a one-year high, underscoring the uneven nature of the current recovery in residential real estate that’s been one of its defining characteristics. more
Rhode Islanders had the largest share of residents living in poverty last year among the New England states, according to information from The Economic Progress Institute. more
Rents in the Providence area increased 2.5 percent in 2014, representing the third-lowest increase in the top 50 metropolitan areas surveyed by real estate website Zillow. more
Rhode Island again was among the top five states with loans that are 90 days delinquent or more, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
Rhode Island single-family home sales rose 5 percent in October and the median price of those sales spiked 14 percent compared with the same period last year, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Wednesday. more
Rhode Island may not have cracked the top 10 of the best states to live in, according to a new report on quality of life by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, but it did perform better than average in numerous categories including housing and best place to earn a living. more
Nearly $1 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Family Self Sufficiency Program for 11 cities and towns was announced Friday during a visit from the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro. more
Economic conditions remain mixed in New England, with manufacturers citing weaker results, but those in the tourism industry reporting gains, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book released Wednesday. more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is expected to announce a $500,000 grant to the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative to help address energy efficiency, weatherization and indoor air quality issues in homes of low-income families in Rhode Island. more
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