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New report: Nearly half of renter households in Providence are ‘cost-burdened’

"21.7 percent of renter households in Providence are severely cost-burdened, while 25.1 percent are moderately burdened..."

Central Falls City Council creates Affordable Housing Fund

City Council President Maria Rivera notes that this is the first affordable housing fund in the city’s history.

DARE invited to attend RI Housing Q&A session of developers interested in Barbara Jordan...

After protesting Rhode Island Housing's tour of Barbara Jordan II for developers, investors and contractors in the morning, DARE (Direct Action for...

DARE protests RI Housing’s Barbara Jordan II tours for wealthy developers

"Bad Developers beware! You're dealing with DARE!" chanted DARE members. DARE confronts developers touring Barbara Jordan II...

Film preview for ‘Providence Lost’ sparks conversation about housing crisis solutions

After the preview of the documentary Providence Lost (2019) Monday evening, a panel discussed the issue of housing in Providence and Rhode...

DARE demands restoration of low-income housing at Barbara Jordan II

Members of DARE’s Tenant and Homeowner Association (THA) rallied on Saturday to demand the redevelopment of Barbara Jordan II apartments for low...

HomesRI advances their legislative priorities at the State House

HomesRI advocated for their legislative priorities on Thursday at the Rhode Island State House beginning with a short program of speakers followed...

Interfaith Coalition members ask legislators to pass legislation to prevent housing discrimination

Faith leaders called on Rhode Island legislators to end housing discrimination based on source of income yesterday. They were at the State...

Providence City Council and Mayor Elorza propose ordinance to prevent source of income housing...

The ordinance aims to ban housing discrimination faced by prospective renters who rely on a lawful alternative source of income such...

New report: Rent Control is the only policy tool that can provide immediate relief...

Oregon poised to become first to impose statewide limits on rising rents “Rent control can immediately provide relief...