State must get what it pays for in housing

Since 2021, the state has invested roughly $260 million to produce approximately 1,600 desperately needed affordable housing units. That cost is significantly higher than state leaders initially projected. That means more money is being spent to build far fewer housing units than are needed. A Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council report found significant cost overruns

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