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Salvatore calls for Providence-based affordable-housing funding

PROVIDENCE – City Councilman David A. Salvatore on Thursday introduced a proposal that would dedicate half of the city’s real estate conveyance tax to...

Housing crisis needs champions

Buyers with incomes under $50,000 can no longer afford a home anywhere in the state, according to the 2019 Housing Fact Book issued by...

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston funds $945K for new housing...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island received $945,000 in grants as part of Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston’s $57.5 million funding initiative to support affordable...
CARLA DESTEFANO is the director of SWAP – Stop Wasting Abandoned Properties. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

New affordable apartments for South Providence receive financing

PROVIDENCE – Stop Wasting Abandoned Property Inc., a community development corporation, has received $15.5 million in financing to build additional affordable family housing in...

Police: Rhode Island man obtained gun 2 days before shooting

WESTERLY (AP) — The man who opened fire at an affordable housing complex, killing one woman and injuring two others, obtained the weapon used...

Smith Hill CDC to use $100K grant to provide apartments...

PROVIDENCE – Affordable housing for one of the state’s most vulnerable populations – children who are transitioning out of foster care at age 18,...
PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Five questions with Kate Michaud

5Q: Kate Michaud | Town manager, Warren 1. You are the former Warren town planner. How has a background in municipal planning prepared you...

Five Questions With: Cliff Tyler

Cliff Tyler is the director of marketing and development for South County Habitat for Humanity, a nonprofit affordable-housing ministry that has helped 94 families...

Kirk & Co. expands into Rhode Island

NEWPORT – A Boston-based commercial real estate consulting company has expanded into an office in the city. Kirk & Co., with headquarters on Milk Street...
PITCHING IN: MetLife employees Haley Cuddy, left, senior marketing research consultant, and Tim Bowen, assistant vice president, claims, work on a new house in Exeter for a project overseen by South County Habitat for Humanity.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

MetLife employees help provide shelter to those in need

ONE NAIL AT A TIME, one piece of plywood at a time, the Washington County community comes together for one common goal: Help those...
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