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Rhode Island communities made no progress toward increasing the affordability of housing last year, HousingWorks Rhode Island at Roger Williams University said Friday in its annual Fact Book. more
The city’s Department of Planning and Development received $3.9 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to protect city residents from the hazards of lead-based paint in their homes. more
Foreclosure rates in Rhode Island were lower in July than they were a year ago, but are still higher than the national foreclosure rate, according to information released Tuesday from real estate data firm CoreLogic. more
Rhode Island landed in the bottom 10 nationally for change in home sale prices in July, according to home price index information released Monday by Black Knight Financial Services. more
The U.S. Federal Housing Administration started selling distressed loans in 2012 to help communities hit hard by foreclosures while also reducing losses to its taxpayer-backed insurance fund. more
New-home sales in the U.S. surged in August to the highest level in more than six years, a sign that the housing recovery is making progress. more
The share of mortgage lending to minority borrowers fell to at least a 14-year low as U.S. regulators struggle to ease credit to blacks and Hispanics shut out of the housing recovery. more
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Alliance for Healthy Homes, an effort that aims to raise awareness about the cost of unhealthy housing and provide cross-sector coordination of education, resources and services among state, city and community-based service organizations, was launched last week. 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
Cranston and Warwick are among the 50 best cities to live in, according to a survey by 24/7 Wall St. more
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