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Develop a vision for ARP aid

The state is expecting $1.1 billion in new federal pandemic relief, just over a year after receiving – and finally spending – $1.25 billion....

East Providence to meet state affordable-housing goal with Sutton Place project

EAST PROVIDENCE – ONE Neighborhood Builders, a Providence-based community development nonprofit, has purchased a 36-unit apartment complex in East Providence for $3.3 million, the...

Get started fixing R.I.’s housing problem

When it comes to addressing Rhode Island’s housing crisis, there’s good news and there’s bad news. In March, Rhode Islanders got two good pieces of...

Five Questions With: Cortney Nicolato

Cortney Nicolato is the CEO and president of United Way of Rhode Island. On March 2, the affordable-housing bond was passed overwhelmingly by state...

Narragansett senior housing preserved, $9M upgrade planned

NARRAGANSETT – Two senior apartment communities will be preserved as affordable housing and undergo $9 million in renovations, through a recapitalization announced recently by...

R.I. Housing awarded $5.5M competitive federal grant for affordable housing

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Housing and Mortgage Finance Corp. has been awarded a $5.5 million grant to finance the development, construction and preservation of...
RHODE ISLAND VOTERS are casting ballots for the March 2 special referenda election to authorize up to $400 million in bonds to fund seven proposed initiatives. / COURTESY OF R.I. SECRETARY OF STATE

Special election to determine fate of proposed bond issues for combined...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island voters will be going to the polls on March 2 to vote in the special referenda election on a series...
A GROUP OF nonprofits and R.I. Housing and Mortgage Finance Corp. launched Monday its 'Yes on 3' campaign urging Rhode Islanders to approve the affordable-housing bond in the March 2 special election.

R.I. Housing, local nonprofits create ‘Yes on 3’ campaign urging voters...

PROVIDENCE – A group of nonprofits and the state’s housing agency are collaborating to urge Rhode Islanders to approve a bond measure next month...
Tiara Mack  / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Five Questions With: Tiara Mack

Tiara Mack | R.I. senator, D-Providence 1. In the primary, you beat longtime Democratic Sen. Harold Metts to become the first Black LGBTQ state...
BUDGET TALK: Rep. Marvin L. Abney, D-Newport, chairman of the House Finance Committee, speaks during discussions before a full House vote last month on the $12.75 billion 2020-2021 state budget. House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi has said Abney will continue as finance chairman in the 2021 session. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Pandemic, progressives, new House leadership could put twist on contentious issues

The 2021 legislative session is shaping up to be another severe departure from the norm, with a temporary change of venue for both chambers,...

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