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Warwick Motel 6 to house 55 homeless individuals from Armory building

WARWICK – As the Cranston Street Armory's temporary shelter nears its closure on May 15, the state plans to move 55 of the 150...

Homeless advocates urge Armory building be kept open or mayor provide...

PROVIDENCE – When Ruth "Diamond" Madsen lived on the streets two decades ago, Rhode Island's homelessness situation was already dire, she recalled. And while Madsen,...
RENOVATED HOME: Homeowner Carlos Reyes, left, is pictured with Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and Smith Hill Community Development Corp. Executive Director Jean Lamb in front of his home at 120 Camden Ave. during ceremonies to celebrate homeowners moving into houses renovated under the city’s EveryHome program.
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One answer to blight

During a panel discussion in Providence following a screening earlier this month of a documentary featuring a family left homeless after an eviction, Mayor...
The number of people who stayed at least one night in a shelter in Rhode Island has been increasing for the past several years, despite an improved economy./COURTESY HOUSING WORKS RI AT ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY.

R.I. urged to create more ‘deeply affordable’ apartments to counter homelessness

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has an increasing number of homeless individuals and families and will need to build as many as 2,500 truly affordable...
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