Is there enough affordable housing in your town?

ENOUGH BEING BUILT? Affordable housing advocates see this complex being built in Burrillville, Garvey Ledges Lane, as important for the state, but they see too few of these kinds of projects coming to fruition in Rhode Island. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
ENOUGH BEING BUILT? Affordable housing advocates see this complex being built in Burrillville, Garvey Ledges Lane, as important for the state, but they see too few of these kinds of projects coming to fruition in Rhode Island. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
The 2017 Housing Fact Book from HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University notes that households earning the state’s median income of $56,852 in 2016 could afford the median-priced single-family home in only four of Rhode Island’s ­municipalities. For affordable housing advocates, that is not enough to meet the needs of the state’s families. They argue…
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