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BARBARA FIELDS is the executive director of Rhode Island Housing. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HOUSING

R.I. Housing approves $837K in low-income housing tax credits for Smithfield...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Housing Board of Commissioners approved $837,000 in 2018 low-income housing tax credits for the Georgiaville Village Green housing development in...
U.S. SEN. JACK F. REED announced that $22.4 million of federal money has been released to help Rhode Island families and seniors afford heat through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

Reed announces $5.8M for homeless assistance programs

PROVIDENCE – Sen. Jack F. Reed announced $5.8 million for Rhode Island homeless assistance programs on Wednesday.The funds come from Continuum of Care grants,...
R.I. HOUSING RECENTLY approved $12 million in taxable refinancing to ensure Saint Elizabeth Place remains subsidized for residents in need.

R.I. Housing approves $12M to ensure Saint Elizabeth Place remains subsidized

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Housing recently approved $12 million in taxable refinancing to ensure Saint Elizabeth Place remains subsidized for residents in need.The 149-apartment building...
IN AN AUDIT REPORT from the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, R.I. Housing is accused of $1.2 million in unnecessary spending from the Hardest Hit Fund.

Report: R.I. Housing unnecessarily spent $1.2M from Hardest Hit Fund

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Housing was included in organizations that misappropriated a collective $3 million in unnecessary expenses charged to the Hardest Hit Fund, a...
MORE THAN 330 people have registered for a down-payment assistance program through R.I. Housing. /COURTESY BLOOMBERG/DERICK E. HINGLE

R.I. Housing launches program to assist first-time homebuyers

PROVIDENCE – More than 330 prospective homebuyers have registered for the First Down program recently launched by R.I. Housing.The program provides up to $7,500...
STEPHEN MILLER, longtime attorney and owner of Stephen M. Miller & Associates, a law firm based in Providence, serves as president of the board of directors for the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless. /COURTESY STEPHEN MILLER

Five Questions With: Stephen Miller

Stephen Miller, a longtime attorney, recently was appointed probate judge for the town of Lincoln. For 35 years, he has owned Stephen M. Miller...
R.I. HOUSING AND HousingWorks Rhode Island at Roger Williams University will host a Senior Health and Housing forum on Sept. 19.

R.I. Housing, HousingWorks R.I. host Senior Health and Housing forum

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Housing and HousingWorks Rhode Island at Roger Williams University will host a Senior Health and Housing forum on Tuesday, Sept. 19.The...
R.I. HOUSING IS ACCEPTING applications for a new funding round through the Acquisition and Revitalization Program, in which $10 million is available through competitive applications to redevelop foreclosed and or blighted properties.

R.I. Housing accepting applications for new funding round

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Housing has announced it is accepting applications for a new funding round through the Acquisition and Revitalization Program, in which $10...
THE REDEVELOPMENT OF 60 KING St., The former home of the Imperial Knife Company, broke ground today. / COURTESY TRINITY FINANCIAL LLC

R.I. Housing breaks ground on historic Providence mill redevelopment

PROVIDENCE - One more of Providence’s historic mills will be getting a face-lift this year, thanks to an ongoing revitalization effort called the “Build...
A RIBBON CUTTING for the next phase of the SWAP and R.I. Housing Revitalize Southside program will take place on Wed.

SWAP, R.I. Housing continue efforts to revitalize South Providence

PROVIDENCE - The nonprofit community development corporation Stop Wasting Abandoned Property in partnership with R.I. Housing, will commence “Revitalize Southside,” the next phase of its...
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