March 16, 2021

Senate hears two of three proposed Green New Deal bills

Here’s the video of the testimony and the reactions of Senators....

January 13, 2021

The Stop Evictions, Save Lives Dance Parade in Providence

The action in Providence was held in concert with similar actions in 15 states and 19 cities...

January 4, 2021

Andy Boardman: A popular, progressive agenda for Rhode Island lawmakers

Raising the Minimum Wage – Marijuana Legalization – Housing Affordability – Taxing the Rich – State leaders...

July 28, 2020

HousingWorks RI issues report on the benefits of housing bonds

“Rhode Island’s per capita investment for affordable homes, at $21.90, is far below that of our New...

January 19, 2020

The next UHIP? A flawed system is endangering Rhode Island’s homeless

“It’s November, and we’re dealing with folks who are going to end up dying,” said Barbara Freitas,...

January 19, 2020

City councilors urge empathy and community solidarity for relocated NYC families experiencing homelessness

Four city councilors representing three Rhode Island cities today issued a letter in support of six families...

January 19, 2020

Opportunity Zones, embraced by Trump and Raimondo, exploit low-income communities and enrich billionaires

“…the federal government has left the future of neighborhoods up to developers and investors alone, and given...

January 19, 2020

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…” In...

January 19, 2020

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...