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THE R.I. EXECUTIVE OFFICE of Health and Human Services and Gov. Daniel J. McKee announced Tuesday that 10 organizations offering home stabilization services received $650,000 in grants.

State awards $650K to 10 nonprofits offering home stabilization services

PROVIDENCE – Ten local nonprofits offering home stabilization services received $650,000 in state grants from two programs to make investments in staffing, professional development...

Despite efforts, homeless shelters aren’t enough, observers say

As winter weather sets in, Rhode Island is ramping up its efforts to provide emergency shelter space. But while these short-term facilities serve an...
A new pilot program recently launched by the R.I. Executive Office of Health and Human Services and the Rhode Island Coalition to End Homelessness will help combine supportive housing and wraparound supportive services to reduce persistent homelessness in Rhode Island. Crossroads Rhode Island is one homelessness support nonprofit aiding in the initiative. / COURTESY CROSSROADS RHODE ISLAND

Pilot program launched to combat homelessness in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – A new pilot program involving multiple local nonprofit organizations, a state health office and consulting firms that combines supportive housing and wraparound...

R.I. lawmakers and advocates working to address soaring housing costs 

BOSTON (AP) – A push to develop affordable housing on publicly owned land and a requirement that renters receive a four-month notice of planned...

BankNewport’s ‘Kind Heart Warm Soles’ drive collects 1,800 new pairs of...

NEWPORT – BankNewport’s “Kind Heart Warm Soles” drive to benefit organizations serving Rhode Island’s unhoused population collected more than 1,800 pairs of new adult...

R.I. Department of Housing awards $10M to bolster winter homeless services,...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Housing on Wednesday awarded $10 million to 27 organizations to prevent and respond to homelessness through the first...

Housing Department hires consulting firm to create statewide housing plans

PROVIDENCE – A Cambridge, Mass.-based social equity firm has been selected by the R.I. Department of Housing to publish a series of reports for...

Point In Time census results show R.I. housing crisis going from...

PROVIDENCE – The number of unsheltered Rhode Islanders nearly quadrupled over the last four years, according to the results of a recent census released...
ADVOCATES FOR the unhoused say Rhode Island's "Homeless Bill of Rights" should have protected those camped out on the Statehouse lawn last month when Gov. Daniel J. McKee ordered them removed from the grounds. A Superior Court judge sided with McKee. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CASSIUS SHUMAN

Does ‘Homeless Bill of Rights’ need an update?

Rhode Island’s adoption of a “Homeless Bill of Rights” may have won state leaders praise when it was passed in 2012, but the weakness...
GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE announced Tuesday that 27 local nonprofits received more than $11 million from the state's Consolidated Homeless Fund. / SCREENSHOT VIA WPRI-TV CBS 12

27 homeless-support nonprofits receive $11M from state’s Consolidated Homeless Fund

PROVIDENCE – More than $11 million in local, state and federal funds from the Consolidated Homeless Fund have been allocated to 27 local nonprofit...
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