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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...

President Joe Biden extends eviction and foreclosure moratoriums

PROVIDENCE – In his first day in office, President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders, including one that extends an existing moratorium...
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,...

Report: Affordable housing continues to be out of reach for many

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island may have seen economic gains in 2019, but 2020 revealed the stark disparities in housing and economic security for safe...

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of R.I. awards $200K to housing...

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has announced $200,000 in grants to five organizations that are working to raise awareness...

Housing shortage focus of upcoming summit at Rhode Island College

PROVIDENCE – Housing, health and education advocates will hold a summit Dec. 11 focused on the statewide housing shortage. The program is intended to set...
A PROPOSED mixed-use building on Parcel 6 in the I-195 Redevelopment District in Providence will include space for apartments over a grocery store. / COURTESY I-195 REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICT COMMISSION

I-195 panel moves to tackle housing dilemma

How much housing in the I-195 Redevelopment District is too much? Three of the four district parcels that have received approval for new development,...

Rhode Island homes unaffordable to more buyers and renters

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Islanders are stretched thin in trying to afford either rental homes or purchase their own houses. The 2019 Housing Fact Book found...
NEW DEVELOPMENT: The home pictured here is part of The Oaks housing development in Coventry, one of the largest residential subdivisions under active construction in Rhode Island. The development will have 105 houses when complete.
 / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Lack of new, affordable R.I. homes a growing problem

Richard Marcello, a homebuilder of 34 years, remembers when many new houses were under construction across Rhode Island. He started building homes with his...

State needs new direction on housing

The Great Recession is often pointed to as when construction of new single-family homes precipitously dropped, and from which the state has yet to...

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