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2024

Providence rent control debate intensifies with skyrocketing costs – WPRI-12

Central Falls Mayor Maria Rivera on housing progress, what’s next for schools, and why more Latinos are voting Republican – The Public’s Radio

Harshest critics of ADU bill have softened their stance. What changed? – Rhode Island Current 

Old monastery will have new life as affordable housing, but not everyone in affluent R.I. town agrees – The Boston Globe

Newport focuses on workforce/middle class housing – What’s Up Newp

Razing encampments satisfies the public, hurts the homeless | Opinion – Ther Providence Journal

Charts: R.I. has second slowest rate of housing growth in the US – The Boston Globe

TD Bank gives big grants to two local housing nonprofits. Here’s how it will help. – The Providence Journal

State doles out millions in funding for subsidized housing units. See where they are. – The Providence Journal

Middle class still struggling to find housing, despite focus at RI State House – WPRI-12

Affordable housing or land preservation is a false choice. Rhode Island must address these critical needs together. – The Boston Globe (Commentary)

RI lawmakers roll up sleeves to build affordable housing: Take a look – The Providence Journal

Valley Affordable Housing CEO Swanson: Housing progress will take time – The Valley Breeze

More than 60 housing units coming to Pawtucket, Central Falls – The Valley Breeze

Patriots players help former foster kids move into first apartments – ABC 6

Child homelessness up, chronic absenteeism down, latest KIDS COUNT Factbook finds – Rhode Island Current

We need to think outside the box to find housing solutions for Rhode Islanders – The Boston Globe (Commentary)

Providence Police plan to clear two of the city’s largest encampments of homeless people – The Public’s Radio

Advocates, outreach workers pressure Mayor Smiley to delay plans to clear homeless encampments – ThePublic’s Radio

Providence police will force two homeless encampments out. Where will they go? – The Providence Journal

Providence homeless encampments dismantled – WPRI-12

Last year, ‘pallet shelters’ looked like a quick way to provide cheap roofs. Where are they? – The Providence Journal

Policastro, team tackling Pawtucket’s tough homeless issues one person at a time – The Valley Breeze

One Neighborhood Builders CEO talks housing crisis causes, realities of building housing – The Providence Journal

RI lawmakers consider bills addressing housing crisis – WPRI-12

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for new affordable housing in East Providence – NBC 10

‘From years to months’: New court calendar seeks to quickly resolve RI land disputes – WPRI-12

Providence asking rents had highest hike in the nation over last year, report says. – The Providence Journal

Permitting issues delay opening of ‘pallet housing’ village in Providence – NBC 10

Downtown homelessness a re-emerging issue in Pawtucket – The Valley Breeze

Central Falls to break ground on new affordable housing development – ABC 6

RI Housing Secretary Stefan Pryor on local pushback, how long progress will take, and whether it should move faster – The Public’s Radio

McKee proposes budget fix to cover gaps in providing homelessness services – Rhode Island Current

‘David vs. Goliath’ – the East Bay and the affordable housing fight – East Bay RI

DARE rallies in support of Rent Stabilization – Steve Ahlquist

Woonsocket officials coming up with new ways to clean up encampments – The Valley Breeze

Central Falls launches first transitional housing program for women, children – The Valley Breeze

A long-range vision for housing and open space in Barrington – East Bay RI

What does Rhode Island’s housing market look like? ‘It’s a madhouse.’ – The Providence Journal

Housing secretary says Rhode Island housing production rate is too low – NBC 10

Will tenants unions make a difference in Rhode Island’s housing crisis? – The Boston Globe

United Way’s Cortney Nicolato on what it takes to make progress on housing, racial equity and more – The Public’s Radio

Opening of Providence pallet shelter community delayed – Rhode Island Current

HousingWorks RI releases manufactured homes report – The Brown Daily Herald

Homeless advocates: RI homelessness up 600 percent since 2019 – ABC 6

‘Town character:’ Narragansett looks to ban duplexes as they might get easier to build – The Providence Journal 

Providence panel OKs 178-unit affordable housing proposal – PBN

Why a Central Falls pediatrician decided to invest in affordable housing – The Public’s Radio

Central Falls collaborates with local nonprofits to create 30-unit affordable housing facility – PBN

Former Pines Restaurant planned for 62 affordable housing units – The Valley Breeze

RI housing advocates fear funding ‘cliff’ could force cuts to shelter beds – The Public’s Radio

RI House approves compromise to ease concerns about too much affordable housing – The Providence Journal

Beach Prep, Whales, and Affordable Housing – ecoRI News

Data on affordable housing in Westerly to become part of new strategy – The Westerly Sun

Developer hopes to build 62-unit affordable housing complex on former Pines Restaurant property – NRI News Now

Bill could reverse Narragansett housing restriction – WPRI-12

East Providence council rejects tax break for 144-unit affordable housing project – WPRI-12

Providence’s ‘Superman’ building could need more public funding, R.I. housing secretary says – The Boston Globe 

Local officials tour new affordable housing complex in Burrillville – The Call & Times

Central Falls affordable housing project moving forward after filling funding gap. – The Providence Journal

RI has a Homeless Bill of Rights. Why advocates say it needs an expansion. – The Providence Journal

Developer proposed 114 apartments at Cumberland mill – The Valley Breeze

‘We need to build up’: Leader of Roger Williams real estate school says R.I. could build smarter to balance environmental and housing needs – The Boston Globe

Revival of Defunct Board Could Debunk Notion That Affordable Housing, Land Preservation Don’t Mix – ecoRI News

Defend the suburbs: Why towns and planners are pushing back against Shekarchi’s housing reforms – The Providence Journal

Central Falls affordable housing project moving forward after filling funding gap. – The Providence Journal

Inside Charlesgate shelter, Mark Patinkin meets families who have found a new life – The Providence Journal

Narragansett Town Council holds off on affordable housing vote after heated exchanges at Monday night’s meeting – The Public’s Radio

RI has enough apartments for only half of its lowest-income residents, report warns – The Providence Journal

Affordable success: Housing advocates & local officials showcase Burrillville development – NRI Now

Fed up with pests, erratic heat, and burst pipes, these Cranston renters are launching a tenants union

Higher insurance premiums hindering new affordable housing – PBN

Landlords and tenants line up to testify at State House hearing – Rhode Island Current

RI unions throw support behind new public housing. Could a ‘house flipper’ tax also be coming? – The Providence Journal

Stairway to affordability or shortcut to danger? New housing proposal sparks fiery debate – The Providence Journal

Officials from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development tour Lucy’s Hearth – What’s Up Newp

What Providence’s proposed zoning changes would mean for your neighborhood – The Public’s Radio

PRESS RELEASE: Staggering shortage of affordable homes for low-income renters in RI

In Westerly, a choice: golf resort or housing development – PBN

R.I. need not choose between open space and housing, poll suggests – The Boston Globe

What would a Tenant Bill of Rights look like? Here’s what lawmakers are proposing – The Providence Journal

A ‘loophole’ or a ‘tremendous tool’? R.I. lawmakers mull changes to affordable housing tax breaks – The Providence Journal

REPORT: Mobile Home Parks: An Opportunity for Healthy, Affordable Housing

What are the most affordable states to a buy a home? – YahooNews

Middletown considers changes to Zoning Code to increase affordable housing – What’s Up Newp

Central Falls built 2 houses. Now they’re selling them below cost via a lottery. – The Providence Journal

Providence is making room for families, businesses. Here’s how | Opinion – The Providence Journal

Washington Trust Charitable Foundation donates $122,000 to housing organizations in Rhode Island – NEREJ

Report: Only 51 affordable and available rental homes for every 100 extremely low-income households in Rhode Island – Steve Ahlquist

New executive director named at RI Coalition to End Homelessness. What we know. – The Providence Journal

RI’s first pallet shelters are going up in Providence. Here’s what they’re like. – The Providence Journal

The inaccurate public narrative surrounding homelessness – The Valley Breeze

From the Ivy League to a Woonsocket rooming house: One man’s unlikely journey – The Providence Journal

Could a proposed savings plan help first-time home buyers make down payments? What to know. – The Providence Journal

The system finding shelter for unhoused Rhode Islanders gets more calls than it can handle, report says – The Public’s Radio

Ready or not, here come 15 bills seeking to spur housing production in Rhode Island – Rhode Island Current

See the Echo Village pallet shelter site take shape – The Providence Journal

Report finds URI is contributing to Narragansett’s housing crisis – The Public’s Radio

McKee pitches a $100-million housing bond. Does it go far enough? – The Providence Journal

The fight over ADUs: Seniors see ‘granny flats’ as one solution to housing crisis – WPRI 12

Housing Crisis: Experts answer your questions – WPRI 12

About South County: WARM Center a good solution to a far-from-temporary problem – The Independent RI

WPRI’s special housing crisis coverage

Housing coalition pushes for more housing spending – The Call & Times

PRESS RELEASE: Homes RI coalition advocates for $150 million state housing bond

Rooming houses were once plentiful and cheap housing. Now, in RI, they’re a dying breed. – The Providence Journal

Providence city councilman wants to re-zone hundreds of properties. Here’s why. – The Providence Journal

State awards $650K to 10 nonprofits offering home stabilization services – Providence Business News

Five ways the RI House speaker’s package of bills could change the way housing is built – The Providence Journal

‘We still have a great deal of work left’: R.I. speaker’s 2024 housing bills aimed to spur, streamline new construction – The Boston Globe

Shekarchi’s new housing package aims for ‘production, production, production’ – WPRI 12

Housing Crisis: In RI, worsening shortage of homes sends prices soaring – WPRI 12

‘From bad, to worse, to disaster’: RI again ranks last for new housing permits – WPRI 12

‘Staggering’: Why it’s now unaffordable to buy a home in any RI city or town – WPRI 12

Roundtable: Accessory dwelling units, revitalized historic buildings could boost R.I. housing – PBN

Several affordable projects moving in Burrillville – The Valley Breeze

‘I’m just trying to survive’: RI renters struggle as cost of typical apartment nears $2,000 – WPRI 12

Providence mulls ban of short-term rentals, like Airbnbs, in some areas of the city – The Boston Globe

21 apartments in Providence’s Reservoir neighborhood win initial OK. Here’s where they’d be – The Providence Journal

After nearly being killed, Warren’s Penny Lane affordable housing project back on track. – The Providence Journal

When will housing affordability improve? Spoiler alert: It will take some time – Rhode Island Current

RI’s triple-deckers were efficient housing for generations. Why did we stop building them? – The Providence Journal

RI bill would stop affordable housing tax breaks given for market-rate apartments – The Boston Globe

Newport’s housing woes put strain on municipal workers – The Public’s Radio

What should government do about soaring rent? – PBN

Renters at risk of lead poisoning, links between housing and public health, and more – The Public’s Radio

Housing Department’s late submission led to outdated numbers on affordable housing – Rhode Island Current

The hottest trend in U.S. cities? Changing zoning rules to allow more housing – NPR

RI landlords are required to ensure their units are safe from lead paint. But who checks? – The Public’s Radio

Six months pregnant with nowhere to go – an unhoused woman’s plight on RI’s streets – The Providence Journal

To prevent lead poisoning, Central Falls is turning up the heat on landlords – The Public’s Radio

Rhode Island Housing Affordability Commission to discuss statewide housing market and affordable housing needs – What’s Up Newp

Emergency shelter for unhoused families to open at URI – The Boston Globe

AG Neronha hits Governor McKee on his changes to the rental registry – Steve Ahlquist

Blue Cross gives $648K in 2024 community grants to address housing-related health inequities – PBN

Rhode Island’s housing crisis is at a breaking point. How did we get here? – The Providence Journal

Rhode Island needs to pick up the pace to tackle affordable housing crisis – Michael DiBiase

These RI affordable housing projects are getting $500k for energy efficiency – The Providence Journal 

What can other towns learn from Burrillville’s affordable housing success story? – The Public’s Radio

The solution to Rhode Island’s housing crisis: Welcome more neighbors – The Boston Globe

AG Neronha hits Governor McKee on his changes to the rental registry – Steve Ahlquist

The courage to speak the truth about domestic violence – Convergence RI

R.I. Coalition to End Homelessness conducts 2024 Point in Time count – The Brown Daily Herald

Karen Santilli steps down as CEO of Crossroads to lead YMCA of Greater Providence – The Boston Globe

Goal is to develop plan for affordable housing in Foster – The Valley Breeze

Multiple children were poisoned by lead in a Providence apartment. Now, the AG is suing. – The Providence Journal

What could ‘granny flats’ look like? These RISD students have an idea. – The Providence Journal

Commentary: State leaders need to take holistic look at housing, transit (Homes RI/HNRI and Providence Streets Coalition)

House legislators unite around a working families agenda – Steve Ahlquist

Press release: McKee Administration Receives 75 Applications for Latest Round of Housing Production and Preservation Funding

Press release: Reed Announces $15.7 Million to Help End Homelessness in RI

Rhode Island advocates launch ‘Point in Time Count’ to assess homelessness – NBC 10

ADU Design at the State House – AARP

Resounding support surrounds housing project – Jamestown Press

For RI’s housing market, it’s 2022 all over again – high prices, low inventory, big competition – The Providence Journal

Smithfield to possibly increase affordable housing minimum for new development – The Valley Breeze

Looking Upwards to celebrate housing project – Jamestown Press

State Properties Committee approves plan for pallet shelter housing community – NBC 10

In Warren, R.I., officials tried downsizing an affordable housing project. Now the town might have to backpedal. – The Boston Globe

Warren shot down an income-restricted housing proposal. Why it’s trying to do a 180. – The Providence Journal

Looking Upwards, Officials kick off construction of 2 Hammett Court, an affordable housing development in Jamestown – What’s Up Newp

ADUs at RI State House: See RISD designs of Accessory Dwelling Units. Hearing to follow. – RI News Today

Press Release: Speakman reintroduces bill to boost ADU development

Rhode Island used to have rent control. What would it take to bring it back? – The Providence Journal

Tax rebates for landlords keeping rent affordable? One proposal to stem the housing crisis. – The Providence Journal

Seismic changes to RI’s land use laws: what you need to know – RI Bar Journal

These researchers will look at how RI could create a state housing developer – The Providence Journal

Smiley unveils Providence’s legislative wishlist: Here’s what’s on it – The Providence Journal

Affordable housing project with 58 units OK’d in Central Falls, R.I. – The Boston Globe

Old police station conversion in Central Falls breaks ground this summer – The Valley Breeze

Press Release: Attorney General Neronha issues guidance to Rhode Island landlords about new lead poisoning prevention laws

Putting families and children first – Convergence RI

R.I. plans to place small shelters for homeless individuals behind Foxy Lady strip club in Providence – The Boston Globe

Echo Village, a community of little houses to shelter the unhoused, planned for Providence – Steve Ahlquist

Providence predicted one of the hottest housing markets in 2024, according to Zillow – The Boston Globe 

Press Release: HUD Awards More than $350,000 to Help Families and Youth at Risk of Homelessness

Rhode Island receives federal housing vouchers for families, youth aging out of foster care – The Boston Globe

A brighter future for Rhode Island’s at-risk youth – ABC 6

RI’s Family Unification Program gets $354K federal boost – WPRI 12

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

Interfaith coalition urges R.I. officials to address poverty – The Boston Globe

Renters see new protections in 2024 – The Cranston Herald

Vacant land eyed for apartments on Federal Hill sells for $1.28M – PBN

Middletown Council discusses Development Plan Review process, Affordable Housing – What’s Up Newp

Hundreds of millions in federal pandemic money is still unspent in RI. What comes next? – The Providence Journal

These Woonsocket mill buildings will see new life as apartments. Here’s what rents will be – The Providence Journal

State, city officials break ground on affordable housing project in Woonsocket – NBC 10

Watch as the Millrace mill redevelopment in Woonsocket breaks ground – The Providence Journal

2023

Press release: Governor McKee Highlights 2023 Housing Accomplishments

Tenants threatened with eviction after they spoke to R.I. housing rights group, lawsuit claims – The Boston Globe

These tenants are suing their landlord over retaliation. Here’s what they allege. – The Providence Journal

New RI housing laws go into effect January 1. Will they help fix the affordable housing crisis? – The Public’s Radio

Under pressure to meet Jan. 1 deadline, town planners had a very stressful 2023 – News from the States

One old house in Providence will bring 12 families off the streets. Here’s how it happened – The Providence Journal

In Rhode Island, ‘pent-up demand’ fuels home price hikes – Boston.com

RI housing market stunted by low inventory, high interest rates – WPRI 12

‘A perfect storm’: RI homelessness soared 70% over past four years, federal data shows – WPRI 12

House of Hope awarded $20K to help residents this winter – Warwick Beacon

Northern Rhode Island communities win CDBG grants – The Valley Breeze

Want to live with 3 other people in Narragansett? The Town Council wants to make it harder. – The Providence Journal

Little Compton will reconsider in-law apartment vote Thursday – Easy Bay RI

Neighborworks to break ground on major Millrace project – The Valley Breeze

Housing, police accountability top of mind for R.I. House speaker as new session approaches – The Boston Globe

It’s Speaker Shekarchi’s world. We’re all just living in it. – The Boston Globe (Rhode Map)

What are R.I. House Speaker Shekarchi’s plans for 2024? – The Boston Globe

Emmanuel House opens new diocesan emergency homeless shelter for women – Rhode Island Catholic

Providence City Council updates zoning rules to streamline housing development – PBN

Lower-income housing could be coming to Foster – The Valley Breeze

Letter: Get involved to help solve housing crisis – The Westerly Sun

Woonsocket’s Dignity Bus set to open – The Valley Breeze

Benefits of Rhode Island’s Housing Legislation Go Beyond Housing – DarrowEverett 

Apartment renting has become Impossible Dream – Cranston Herald

How you can help Crossroads Rhode Island make an impact this season – WPRI 12

Advocates gather in Providence protesting evictions, demanding rent freeze – ABC 6

After hearing concerns, council approves legislation aimed at easing housing development – Warwick Beacon

Glocester among many RI towns in scramble to address state-mandated overhaul to local zoning laws – NRI Now

FHLBank Boston awards BankNewport $850K grant to support construction of 54 affordable apartments in R.I. – PBN

Lucy’s Hearth receives $20,000 to help residents stay housed this winter – What’s Up Newp

Press release: Governor McKee, Department of Housing Announce $5.9 Million in Housing And Community Development Grants

Pilot program launched to combat homelessness in R.I. – PBN

BankNewport awards $115,000 in grants to 31 Rhode Island charities – What’s Up Newp

Report: End Rental Arrears to Stop Evictions (ERASE): History, Successes, and Highlights

New HUD Report Shows Rise in Homelessness as COVID-19 Relief Expires Amid Skyrocketing Rents

R.I. Foundation to support homeless prevention efforts with $160k in grants – The Boston Globe

RI Speaker Shekarchi on housing, healthcare, the bridge closing & more – The Public’s Radio

Rhode Island lawmakers and advocates working to address soaring housing costs – The Associated Press

Shekarchi plans more housing legislation in 2024 – PBN

Narragansett moves to circumvent new R.I. laws to address housing development – The Boston Globe

Amid housing crisis, R.I. must adapt existing structures to meet the moment – The Boston Globe (Commentary)

New women’s homeless shelter opens in Providence – NBC 10

North Providence leaders seek to address growing homeless encampment – The Valley Breeze

Disabled, sick with cancer, and being evicted while unhoused – Steve Ahlquist

Mayor Smiley Designates Additional $5.4M to Affordable Housing Developments

Johnson & Wales juniors to live on campus. How will it impact housing in the city? – The Providence Journal

Narragansett moves to circumvent new R.I. laws to address housing development – The Boston Globe

With decades of experience, Deborah Flannery named R.I.’s deputy secretary of housing – The Boston Globe

A $5-million grant helped end RI family homelessness in 2018. It’s not a panacea this time – The Boston Globe

Newsmakers 12/1/2023: Housing Secretary Stefan Pryor – WPRI

New street medicine program brings health care to Rhode Island’s homeless – Rhode Island Current

Cumberland board approves two affordable projects – The Valley Breeze

Two Middletown affordable housing projects proceed. Why it’s just a ‘drop in the bucket’ – Special to the Newport Daily News

New Woonsocket facility welcomes homeless female veterans – The Valley Breeze

Pine Swamp homes one of several projects on Cumberland Planning Board docket – The Valley Breeze

Final approval on Ann & Hope project expected early next year – The Valley Breeze

Winsor Elementary goes back to market – The Valley Breeze

Think about tax breaks for real estate developers like an introductory rate for a streaming subscription – The Boston Globe (Commentary) 

Majority of R.I. residents say cost of living is becoming harder to afford, according to survey – The Boston Globe

Rhode Islanders perceive steep challenges in cost of living and access to housing, health care, food – News at Brown

2023 RI Life Index shows Rhode Islanders still perceive steep challenges in housing, cost of living and access to healthcare and nutritious food – What’s Up Newp

PRESS RELEASE: https://governor.ri.gov/press-releases/governor-mckee-housing-announce-over-90-million-funding-available-affordable-housing

How RI’s state housing agency plans to build more housing in 2024 – The Providence Journal

Rhode Island to invest $90 million in funding for affordable housing – NBC 10

RIHousing, McKee announce more than $90M in funding for affordable housing – ABC 6

Rhode Island’s new housing secretary turns to Commerce playbook to stimulate housing production – Rhode Island Current

Produce and gardening space available to residents at Galego Court – The Valley Breeze

How the global chip shortage is delaying an affordable housing project in East Providence – The Providence Journal

Speaking The Hard Truths About Housing – ConvergenceRI

Wolters Kluwer names winner of its 2023 Community Impact Award – Yahoo News

Providence sees highest rent increase nationwide, outpacing major U.S. cities – NBC 10

Johnson & Wales University changes residency requirement for new students effective Fall 2024 – Rhode Island Current

Majority of R.I. residents say cost of living is becoming harder to afford, according to survey – The Boston Globe

State Gives 410-Unit Division Rd. Plan Go-Ahead – East Greenwich News

Mom Terrified of Eviction After Landlord Plans to Sell Multifamily Home – Newsweek

Developer says he will look into to downsizing historic school housing project – EastBayRI

Open Doors homeless residents embrace the holidays together – The Valley Breeze

State looks to open new shelter for 12 homeless families in Washington County – Rhode Island Current

Old, unsafe housing across R.I. has a solution: an all hands on deck approach – Lenny Cioe

The 2023 State of Homelessness in Rhode Island – Steve Ahlquist

Rhode Island shelters assess winter readiness, reflect on state plan to combat homelessness – The Brown Daily Herald

Rhode Island home prices rose in October – Boston.com

Changes to Charlestown dwellings ordinance almost ready for public – The Westerly Sun

SureStay to remain homeless shelter through winter – The Valley Breeze

Providence landlords filed 18% more evictions than in an average pre-pandemic October – Steve Ahlquist

Housing experts weigh in on Housing Works RI 2023 fact book – The Brown Daily Herald

Ambitious Habitat plan calls for 22 new houses in Westerly – The Westerly Sun

Judge upholds decision to allow Carr Lane affordable housing – Jamestown Press

‘I just want to go back’ – Canterbury resident living eviction nightmare – The Valley Breeze

Sluggish housing production hammers Greater Boston – Rhode Island Current

Bigger homes, but not necessarily more expected in Cumberland – The Valley Breeze

As temperatures drop, demand for emergency shelters skyrocket – What’s Up Newp

Bartholomewtown Podcast Series Explores Rhode Island Housing Crisis – What’s Up Newp

Seismic Changes to RI’s Land Use Laws: What You Need to Know – Rhode Island Bar Journal

PCF Development acquires Woodlawn Credit Union properties for affordable units in Pawtucket – The Valley Breeze

The state’s first-time homebuyer grant has run out. What other help is there to buy a house in RI? – The Providence Journal 

RI buys former Providence nursing center for $6.95M – WPRI 12

Rhode Island Department of Housing to purchase Charlesgate for $6.95 million – NBC 10

Food banks, pantries across R.I. report surging need – PBN

City of Providence wants to hear your ideas for a new comprehensive plan – The Public’s Radio

North Providence placing liens on Canterbury Village – The Valley Breeze

Observer towns becoming less affordable – The Valley Breeze

Smiley administration proposes reallocation of $20 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds – The Brown Daily Herald

Washington Trust enters agreement over redlining allegations. Here’s what it will do. – The Providence Journal

Central Falls celebrates triumphs during lead safety day – The Valley Breeze

Pawtucket council unhappy with planned homeless shelter at Narragansett Park Plaza – The Valley Breeze

Housing Works RI talk more housing while touring Pawtucket-Central Falls train station – NBC 10

Crossroads Rhode Island kicks off construction of new permanent supportive housing development – The Brown Daily Herald

Lincoln races to update zoning ordinances in response to state – The Valley Breeze

Governor McKee, RIHousing announce over 1,300 Rhode Islanders received support from Statewide Down Payment Assistance Program – Newport Buzz

Housing Secretary Pryor talks homelessness, affordable housing on ’10 News Conference’ – NBC 10 – 

Department of Housing approved to purchase Charlesgate facility to house homeless families – NBC 10 

New family shelter is up and running in Burrillville – NBC 10

Housing for the homeless is critical. But it is only part of the solution. | Opinion – The Providence Journal

WATCH: RI celebrates strides taken to end childhood lead poisoning – WPRI 12

Attorney General Neronha, Mayor Maria Rivera, state legislators, and advocates host lead safety celebration day

This apartment complex may be going up on Parade Street in Providence. Take a look. – The Providence Journal

WATCH: Advocates protest Providence’s lack of shelter beds at city hall – The Providence Journal

Tents set up in front of City Hall: Protesters demand Providence do more to help homeless – The Providence Journal

How did things get so bad at Canterbury Village in North Providence? – The Boston Globe

RI single-family home prices hit record – again – in September. Here are the takeaways – The Providence Journal

Cumberland planning director retiring; succession plan in place – The Valley Breeze

In Warren, a vacant 1847-era school could be preserved and redeveloped. But neighbors are fighting the project’s plans. – The Boston Globe

Developers seek to turn historic Warren school into condos – WPRI 12

Five years in at United Way, Nicolato sees hope for homeless issue – The Valley Breeze

Construction begins on Frenchtown Road Apartments in East Greenwich – PBN

‘Why do it in secret?’: Woonsocket councilors surprised by mayor’s $1.1M land deal – WPRI 12

Advocates for the unhoused protest Providence’s encampment policy – NBC 10

Domestic violence awareness month forum focuses on policymaking – NBC 10 

Demonstrators gather for change to Providence’s homeless encampment removal policy – ABC 6

Ten things to know about Governor Healey’s $4 billion housing bond bill – The Boston Globe

Desmarais: It takes a community approach to help homeless people – The Valley Breeze

MAPS: Where it’s (un)affordable to rent and buy homes in Rhode Island – WPRI 12

How unaffordable is housing in Rhode Island? This report lays it out. – The Providence Journal

2023 Housing Fact Book, Rhode Island Zoning Atlas detail various housing trends – The Brown Daily Herald

HousingWorks Fact Book: Housing affordability in R.I. still out of reach – PBN

PCF Development leading the affordable charge as sobering numbers arrive – The Valley Breeze

HousingWorks RI releases two publications on the state of housing in Rhode Island – NBC 10

Fact Book: Affordable housing becoming more difficult to find in Rhode Island – NBC 10

Households Earning Less Than $100K Can Afford Home in Only One R.I. Community – ecoRI News

Housing affordability becoming more elusive in Rhode Island – What’s Up Newp

Sobering new stats on the cost of housing in Rhode Island – The Boston Globe

Cost of housing in North Providence keeps climbing – The Valley Breeze

Cumberland more affordable to buy, Lincoln to rent – The Valley Breeze

Where is the most expensive place to buy a house in RI? Here’s the list. – The Providence Journal 

About 80 North Providence residents given 24 hours to vacate their condos amid ‘deplorable’ and ‘unsafe conditions’ – The Boston Globe

North Providence resident worried his building could also be condemned due to unlivable conditions – WPRI-12

They were given 24 hours to leave their condo building. Now they’re sleeping in cars. – The Providence Journal

‘It’s just not feasible’: North Providence residents given eviction notices after town condemns condos – WPRI-12

Woonsocket residents blast mayor for comments; Dignity Bus exempted – The Valley Breeze

Needs and priorities of aging Rhode Islanders must remain paramount – Maureen Maigret – RI News Today

Rhode Island leaders to attend groundbreaking for affordable housing project in East Greenwich – NBC 10

SK Council set to explore affordable housing at South Road school site – The Independent

‘A housing win’: RI breaks ground on new affordable apartments – WPRI-12

R.I. housing department announces additional funding, plans to address homelessness – The Boston Globe

Here’s how RI plans to help the homeless this winter and increase beds by 30% – The Providence Journal 

Governor McKee and Secretary Pryor outline Rhode Island’s strategy for addressing homelessness this winter – What’s Up Newp

Rhode Island rolls out its winter strategy for the unhoused – NBC 10

RI leaders discuss plan to combat homelessness this winter – WPRI-12

With a federal grant, a domestic violence nonprofit wants to help undocumented victims – The Providence Journal

Sojourner House to launch legal services program – Brown Daily Herald

‘You are the advocates’: Cicilline urges seniors to fight for elder care funding – Rhode Island Current

Two social work majors are helping their Latino community – Rhode Island College

What’s the most expensive property sold in RI? Oct. 7 real estate transactions – The Providence Journal

Crossroads is RI is building 3 low-income housing projects. Here’s what it needs to finish. – The Providence Journal 

Crossroads RI hosts groundbreaking for new housing development – WPRI-12

Crossroads Rhode Island breaks ground on development for those experiencing homelessness – ABC-6

Crossroads RI breaks ground on new apartment project – WJAR-10

Protesters demand action, shelter options for Providence’s homeless population – WPRI-12

RI to boost its homeless shelter options as winter approaches. Here’s where it will start – The Providence Journal

Advocates rally at Providence City Hall for more compassion towards homeless – ABC-6

Washington Trust denies allegations of red-lining – Cranston Herald

(Video) Community Focus: Stefan Pryor – WPRI-12

Mayor Smiley’s policy of raiding homeless encampments protested at City Hall – Steve Ahlquist

Report: We need to find solutions for 712 unsheltered persons this winter – Steve Ahlquist

Governor McKee breaks silence on Woonsocket encampment visits – Steve Ahlquist

Exclusive: CCA President on Woonsocket Mayor’s encampment raid – Steve Ahlquist

CCA board members defend their work in Woonsocket – The Valley Breeze

R.I. housing department eyes family shelter expansion this winter – The Boston Globe

Woonsocket mayor after site visits: Time for new direction on homelessness – The Valley Breeze

‘Small moments of hope’: Student organization tackles housing insecurity through outreach, advocacy – The Brown Daily Herald

After years of sleeping outside, he’s ready for a room. Will there be one available? – The Providence Journal 

Advocates plan to protest Providence’s policy on clearing out homeless encampments – NBC10

Protesters Target Mayor Smiley Over Police Raids on Homeless Encampments – GoLocalProv

What does poverty look like in Rhode Island? Advocates share their vision for improvements. – The Providence Journal

Rhode Island eviction prevention assistance program ends – The Brown Daily Herald

Exclusive: Woonsocket City Council President talks about the encampment visit and the arrests made – Steve Ahlquist

Innovative agency moves young people from foster care to promising futures – Ocean State Stories at the Pell Center

Forget RI’s mansions, take a look at RI’s least-expensive home for sale with Mark Patinkin – The Providence Journal

R.I. Coalition for the Homeless executive director stepping down – PBN

Providence homeless encampment cleared, relocation details remain unclear – NBC10

‘Mini-Forest’ Plants Seeds of Change for Neighborhood Youth – ecoRI News

Woonsocket Mayor leads encampment raid with Governor McKee in tow – Steve Ahlquist

Michael Nugent, unhoused, is being evicted – again – Steve Ahlquist

These Providence residents were asked how best to spend $1M in their neighborhood – PBN

Residents in other states are protected from all summer utility shutoffs. Should RI do the same? – The Providence Journal

RI announces $10 million in funding for housing crisis as colder months approach – WPRI12

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

Rhode Island Department of Housing awards $10M to combat homelessness – ABC6

‘Out of the box’ thinking to address R.I.’s housing crisis: Adaptive reuse – The Brown Daily Herald

Washington Trust settles over accusations it discriminated against Black, Hispanic borrowers – The Providence Journal

Washington Trust to pay $9M to resolve redlining claims in RI – WPRI-12

Providence, Rhode Island, Leads Nation in Annual Multifamily Rent Growth – Costar Insight

Calculated housing shortfalls – Convergence RI

Cortney Nicolato of United Way is a problem-solving leader with a bright future in Rhode Island – The Boston Globe

Providence City Council head proposes rental housing registry and inspection program. – The Providence Journal

West Warwick Rejects Homeless Housing Project – News Radio 920 AM/104.7 FM

Town officials want help to ‘Envision Lincoln’ – The Valley Breeze

Restrictions on self-storage facilities up for vote in Pawtucket – The Valley Breeze

Providence council president wants landlords to register apartments with the city – The Boston Globe

How high will they go? Median price of a single-family home in RI hits record high – again – The Providence Journal 

RI has a bigger budget surplus than anticipated. These are the agencies that underspent. – The Providence Journal

Home sale prices in Rhode Island jump by double digits as supply remains critically low – The Boston Globe

Where are affordable condos, multi-family homes in RI? These communities have the lowest prices. – The Providence Journal

The state owns dozens of vacant properties. Could they be used for housing? – The Providence Journal 

College Housing PVD – Motif Magazine

City takes Comprehensive Plan outreach to Providence’s wards – The Brown Daily Herald

Short-Term Rental Commission To Begin Work Wednesday – Newport Buzz

Tidewater Landing moving forward & converting offices to housing – by Donald Grebien – New England Real Estate Journal

Activists won’t abandon payday lending fight – PBN

PUC Hears Dire Predictions Over Proposed Electric Rate Hike – ecoRI News

Housing challenges remain despite progress, according to Housing Secretary – Brown Daily Herald

Housing Department hires consulting firm to create statewide housing plans – Rhode Island Current

Plans for Beechwood Avenue go to zoning board for green light – The Valley Breeze 

They nearly drowned in their apartments. Now, residents of Dean Estates wonder where they’ll go. – The Providence Journal

Only on 10: Providence homeless encampment sparks debate on homelessness and housing crisis – NBC 10

40-unit affordable complex puts Exeter above state’s 10% affordable threshold – The Providence Journal 

Plan for affordable housing on Beechwood in Pawtucket moves forward – The Valley Breeze

Winsor Elementary School up for sale for $2.3 million – The Valley Breeze

After opening yoga studio, she has stretched for more – PBN

Work to build 176-unit affordable apartment complex in Providence starts with remediation – The Providence Journal

Rhode Island house prices stopped climbing in July. Is this the new normal? – The Providence Journal

Rhode Island food bank receives $500,000 grant to support disproportionately impacted communities – NBC 10

Tweaked St. Pius housing plans back before town, with more units – The Westerly Sun

Documents reveal negotiations between Providence, state to take over Armory. What they say. – The Providence Journal

Providence wants $45 million from state to take over Cranston Street Armory, emails show – The Boston Globe

Providence eyes takeover of Cranston Armory, seeks state funding for improvements – NBC-10

Smiley asked McKee for $45M to take over Cranston Street Armory – WPRI-12

Rhode Island must invest in solutions that will make housing more attainable for all – The Boston Globe (Commentary)

Shri Yoga opening celebrates passion, purpose, presence in Pawtucket – The Valley Breeze

Could RI act as a housing developer? The state is commissioning a study to look into it – The Providence Journal 

Providence Metro sees lowest rate of home construction in country in 2022 – Rhode Island Current

State leaders hold ribbon cutting ceremony for affordable housing community in Exeter – NBC-10

Plan for affordable housing on Beechwood in Pawtucket moves forward – The Valley Breeze

Shuttered R.I. church expected to be converted into affordable housing – The Boston Globe

Former church in Cumberland officially acquired by One Neighborhood Builders for housing – PBN

Frenchtown Road Apartments To Add 63 Affordable Units – East Greenwich News

City will add more benches with center armrests; homeless residents speak out – The Valley Breeze

Pawtucket home seeker comes up empty, despite new state resource – The Valley Breeze

Where are all the affordable homes? 12 most economical towns to buy a home in RI – The Providence Journal

How to support homeless communities, adapting to warming waters, and more – The Public’s Radio

Could tiny house villages be the answer to solving Rhode Island’s homelessness crisis? – RI Current

Out-of-state buyers contributing to depletion of RI housing supply – WPRI

‘He was not stopping’: Advocates decry use of forest mulcher on Charles Street encampment – The Providence Journal

Providence neighbors push back on proposed development, defend ‘quaint and historic’ Fox Point – The Boston Globe

Affordable Housing Flatlining in Portsmouth – ecoRI News

McKee says sanctioned encampments for homeless potentially ‘expand the problem’ – NBC 10

Homeless advocates push for alternatives following latest encampment eviction – NBC-10

Woonsocket added armrests to park benches. Why they’re being called ‘hostile architecture.’ – The Providence Journal 

Woonsocket installs anti-homeless architecture in Social Park – Steve Ahlquist

First-time buyer celebrates new home – The Valley Breeze

DOT contractors imperiled unhoused pregnant resident at Charles Street Tent Encampment – Steve Ahlquist

Making Summer a Little Brighter: Creating Joy for Kids in Homeless Shelters – Crossroads Blog

Eviction of the Providence Charles Street Homeless Encampment: The Outrage of Professor Eric Hirsch – The Coalition Radio (video)

Narragansett Planning Board to revise several ordinances following state bills – The Independent

Organizing to Abolish Rental Application Fees in Rhode Island – NPQ

R.I. housing crisis is impacting businesses. Some companies are trying to solve the problem themselves. – The Boston Globe

Councilor Roias Opposes City’s Eviction of Charles Street Encampment (Press Release)

Oped: Following a script, the Charles Street Tent Encampment was raided today – Steve Ahlquist

After eviction notice, Charles Street homeless encampment cleared – Rhode Island Current

R.I. advocates push for ‘sanctioned’ homeless encampments – The Boston Globe

Providence clearing out homeless camp near highway – WPRI

Homeless encampment in Providence cleared amid protest – ABC6

Berman awarded for community development leadership – PBN

Governor McKee and EOHHS Announce $400K in Grant Funding to Support Service Delivery to Rhode Island’s Homeless and Housing Insecure Populations (Press Release)

Johnston missing from Gov. McKee’s RI affordable housing list – Johnston Sunrise

Inside Pawtucket’s 24/7 cooling center and homeless shelter – The Providence Journal

Pawtucket has RI’s only municipally-owned homeless shelter. Now, they want to expand it. – The Providence Journal

Political Roundtable: Santilli on housing, homelessness – and where things go from here – The Public’s Radio

Gonzalez: Dignity Bus a step toward changing system – The Valley Breeze

At Providence homeless encampment, Mark Patinkin finds stories of pain, hope and ‘family’ – The Providence Journal

RI Housing Department expanding to address homelessness, affordability – WPRI

Providence police order residents out of their homes for an impromptu “head count” – Steve Ahlquist via Substack

‘Let’s house people, not things’: Providence bans new self-storage facilities. Here’s why. – The Providence Journal

Providence bans development of new self-storage facilities – WJAR-10

R.I. launches affordable housing database – PBN

Housing Network RI Reflects on New Housing Laws – The Bartholomewtown Podcast (RIpodcast.com)

Homes RI and Housing Network react to key housing initiatives passed in ‘23 session – Warwick Beacon

The city wants to clear a tent encampment. Advocates say that’s the deceptively easy route – The Providence Journal

Biden’s White House is taking on corporate mergers, landlord junk fees, and food prices – AP via The Boston Globe

R.I. launches website to centralize search for affordable housing – The Boston Globe

‘Dignity Bus’ that can house 20 homeless people arrives in Woonsocket – WPRI 

Charles Street Tent Encampment pushes back against possible eviction – Steve Ahlquist

‘Moral injury’: As homeless encampments are dismantled with little notice, those living in them have nowhere else to go – The Boston Globe

Priced out of Newport, Jeffrey Marcus calls his SUV his home – The Public’s Radio

Rental market cooling nationally – but not in Providence – WPRI

Pawtucket now home to 24-hour cooling center – WPRI

Protest held at Charles Street homeless encampment – ABC6

Council authorizing affordable housing application – The Valley Breeze

Housing Advocates On Why More Development Is Needed – EG News

Advocates demand plans in place before clearing homeless encampments – WJAR

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Takes on Junk Fees in Rental Housing to Lower Costs for Renters

The Refugee Dream Center and Creating Community in the face of the Housing Crisis – The Swearer Center

Dorcas International- Finding Homes Amidst the Affordable Housing Shortage – The Swearer Center

Cumberland seeking grant funds toward Steeple and Stone – The Valley Breeze

Conversion of former Uncle Ronnie’s to affordable units delayed – The Valley Breeze

RI Coalition to End Homelessness Statement Condemning Raids on Encampments – Uprise RI

Cranston issues warning to homeless encampments: Clear out, no exceptions – Steven Ahlquist via Substack

Community Care Alliance offers a safe haven for homeless with mental illness – The Valley Breeze

These states are America’s most expensive to live in for 2023 – CNBC

The Source prepares third Dignity Bus for journey to Rhode Island – Vero News

Tenants’ rights group brings their message to City Hall – Steven Ahlquist via Substack

Fresh off General Assembly wins, Pryor looks to tackle state housing crisis – Rhode Island Current

School’s out, housing in – Warwick Beacon

Homeless welcome Motel 6, few incidents reported – Warwick Beacon

Thirteen housing laws will go into effect Jan. 1 2024. Here’s what they do. – The Providence Journal

State officials celebrate Shekarchi housing package in Warwick – Rhode Island Current

Advocates celebrate McKee’s signing of housing legislation – PBN 

McKee to sign new affordable housing legislation – WJAR

Gov. McKee signs statewide housing development package – ABC 6

For decades they pushed to revive Cranston Street Armory. All they have is an empty shell. – The Providence Journal 

West Broadway Neighborhood Association continues fight for the Cranston Street Armory – The Providence Journal

State, local governments in Mass. take on homelessness. Why can’t RI? | Opinion – The Providence Journal

Housing advocates pleased with legislative strides, but are they enough? – PBN

You can still buy a house, or condo, for $300K in RI. Here’s what the market looks like. – The Providence Journal

Johnston residents displaced by Simmons Village fire feared second round of homelessness – Cranston Herald

Housing Crisis Threatens Local Economy – Newport This Week 

No room for Fido – Cranston Herald

Pine Street complex new home to Shri Yoga, affordable housing – The Valley Breeze

Speaker Shekarchi touts ambitious yet prudent spending at close of legislative session – Warwick Beacon

Providence grapples with possible self-storage complex ban as alternative is raised – The Providence Journal

Rhode Island’s housing process package – Market Urbanism

Median home prices in Rhode Island remain near record levels – Providence Business First

URI grad fought for affordable housing in Middletown. Now he’s priced out, too – The Public’s Radio

Amid housing shortage, access to care wavers – PBN

Assembly passes Shekarchi’s housing package – The Valley Breeze

Assembly OKs Shekarchi Housing Package – Warwick Post

Housing court calendar aimed at cutting red tape for developers – Warwick Beacon 

House OKs commission to study short-term rental issues – What’s Up Newp

RI’s newly passed state budget is a big step forward. Here’s why. | Opinion – The Providence Journal

RI has new laws to protect kids from lead poisoning – WPRI 

General Assembly passes bill that seals eviction records – ABC 6

R.I. lawmakers pass bill requiring replacement of lead pipes – The Boston Globe

Rhode Island law makes mediation upon request a permanent mandate – National Mortgage News

R.I. Assembly approves $14b state budget, iGaming bill in end-of-session marathon – The Boston Globe

Providence’s housing market is ‘cutthroat.’ Even city councilors are caught in the middle. – The Providence Journal 

On Your Dime: Crackdown coming to high earners living in public housing – WJAR

Woonsocket Dignity Bus officially will maintain dignity, say officials – The Valley Breeze

PCF Development makes affordable housing a reality in Pawtucket/Central Falls – The Valley Breeze

In Rhode Island, homelessness is in everyone’s backyard – The Boston Globe (Opinion)

Evictions are roaring back as landlords raise rent and affordable housing supply stalls – AP 

R.I. program helps train people in homeless shelters, low-income residents to become CNAs – The Boston Globe 

Patriots linebacker Matthew Judon partners with Crossroads to support homeless families – WPRI

Minimum wage earners can’t afford a modest 2-bedroom apartment anywhere in the country – The Boston Globe

McKee Administration Launches Municipal Technical Assistance Program to Increase Affordable Housing Production Statewide

Rhode Island House and Senate pass historic childhood lead mitigation legislation – Uprise RI

How RI’s public housing authorities provide affordable housing and fight stigma – The Providence Journal

‘You can’t put a price tag in that’: Little Compton addresses lack of affordable housing – Brown Daily Herald

State reports some progress in clearing people from encampment in Providence – NBC 10

Newsmakers 6/9/2023: Housing Secretary Stefan Pryor – WPRI

Woonsocket getting bus to house 20 homeless people – WPRI

Rhode Island city gets bus to help house its homeless population – The Hill

Burrillville residents speak out on proposed homeless ‘cottage’ housing plans – ABC6

12 NEWS NOW: Tenants laud RI lawsuit against large-scale landlord – WPRI

The unsheltered homeless population in RI is up by 370% since before the pandemic – The Public’s Radio

Number of Rhode Islanders experiencing homelessness during annual winter count up 15 percent over last year – The Boston Globe

Report finds 15% increase in RIers experiencing homelessness. Here are the numbers. – The Providence Journal

Desolate, hopeless, distressing, painful, unpredictable, heartbreaking, inadequate – Uprise RI

The numbers are in and it’s official: Homelessness is rising – fast – Uprise RI 

In R.I. House budget package, what to know about housing and development – The Boston Globe

Attorney General Neronha sues RI landlord over health and safety violations – The Public’s Radio

‘No slumlord is above the law’: Tenants laud RI lawsuit against large-scale landlord – WPRI

With tenants facing deplorable conditions, AG’s office sues Pioneer Investments and its landlord – The Providence Journal

Attorney General files lawsuit against notorious Rhode Island slumlord – Uprise RI

In R.I. House budget package, what to know about housing and development – The Boston Globe

House passes Chairman Abney’s bill to increase affordable housing units – Warwick Beacon

“It’s a relentless pursuit”: How one organization has secured housing for hundreds of homeless Rhode Islanders – The Public’s Radio 

Urgent Call to Action: RI Senator Tiara Mack’s Rallying Cry for Housing Justice – Uprise RI

Rhode Island faces a long haul to tame its housing crisis – The Public’s Radio

What parents can learn from Rhode Island Kids Count’s Factbook – NBC10

Affordable housing initiatives get green light in Central Falls – The Valley Breeze

Where did the $250M in ARPA money for housing go? These projects will get a piece. – The Providence Journal 

Tackling the Housing Crisis: Secretary Stefan Pryor Unveils Current State and Planned Actions – Uprise RI

Unions, public housing agencies want to see state build affordable units – The Providence Journal

RI home prices near all-time high in April but sales are down. Here’s how the numbers compare. – The Providence Journal

Recommendations to Address Newport’s Housing Crisis – Newport This Week

Dead by 53: The high health cost of being homeless – The Providence Journal 

TD Bank grants $175K to Pawtucket Central Falls Development Corp. – PBN

‘Affordable housing:’ New 2-bedroom condos with amenities go on the market in Pawtucket – The Providence Journal

How Rhode Island’s ‘Dignity Bus’ homeless shelter deal fell apart – The Boston Globe

Just Build the Homes – Slate

‘Granny flat’ bill passes the House as GOP ramps up attacks on housing agenda – The Providence Journal 

HUD rolls out Sen. Reed’s multi-family green retrofit program – Providence Business First

Are plans for veterans housing and a homeless shelter back on track at Memorial Hospital? – The Providence Journal 

Crossroad Rhode Island’s Pine Street development proposal closer to reality – ABC6

Unsheltered in Providence: Armory Shutdown Leaves Many Homeless With Nowhere to Go – Uprise RI

90% of RI state lawmakers own a home. Does that change the push for tenants rights? – The Providence Journal 

Commission OKs Crossroads R.I.’s proposed apartment complex for medically vulnerable homeless adults – PBN

RI to open more than 100 new shelter beds — here’s where they are – The Providence Journal

State help sought for 160-unit development in East Providence – The Public’s Radio

Nonprofits ask state to fund 160-unit affordable housing project in East Providence – The Providence Journal 

City meets and on a mission to exceed 10% affordable housing goal – Mayor Roberto DaSilva via New England Real Estate Journal

Winter is over, but the needs of the homeless go on | Opinion – The Providence Journal

Proposed affordable housing campus could transform part of East Providence. A collaborative of nonprofits is seeking $28m to do it. – The Boston Globe

R.I. to move people from homeless shelter at Armory to Motel 6 in Warwick – The Boston Globe

McKee proposes tax credit program to spur production of affordable housing in Rhode Island – The Boston Globe

McKee proposes new funding to address the housing crisis. Here’s what it would do. – Patrick Anderson

McKee announces housing opportunity budget package – ABC6

Rhode Island launches first Youth Point in Time Count in five years – Brown Daily Herald

Housing As a Human Right – Teaching the Issue: An Interview with Dr. Eric Hirsch – Brown Political Review

Protesters and housing advocates confronted mayor’s staff at City Hall. Here’s what they wanted. – The Providence Journal

RI’s housing shortage is at a crisis point. The time to act is now. | Opinion – The Providence Journal 

McKee proposes tax credit program to spur production of affordable housing in Rhode Island – The Providence Journal

Advocates Urge Relief for Low-Income Households Struggling with Utility Bills – ecoRI News

ONE Neighborhood Builders starts construction on East Providence development – PBN

Jonnycake Center launches family housing program – WPRI

‘Half the Population in the State is Struggling All the Time’: How Housing Costs Impact Women in Rhode Island – ecoRI News

Newport Spring Park moves closer to reality – Newport Daily News

Making Room In the Middle: R.I. struggles to create workforce housing, and it’s hurting business – PBN 

Finding safe, warm housing — in the emergency room – The Boston Globe

Jonnycake Center for Hope set to announce $5 million plan to help local families – The Independent

Portsmouth voters approved plans for senior housing in 2021. Where the project stands. – Newport Daily News

Providence Revolving Fund receives $1.8M in federal funds to address affordable rental housing – PBN 

RI housing crisis: Grant will help tenants navigate housing issues in court – The Providence Journal

RI is trying to make it easier to transform schools, churches or malls into housing – The Providence Journal

Will Rhode Island get tough on landlords? Here’s what lawmakers want to see – The Providence Journal

A Step Towards Housing Justice: Rhode Island Expands Legal Aid for Tenants Facing Eviction – Uprise RI

McKee administration announces expanded eviction prevention program – The Newport Buzz

R.I. House passes housing bill amid GOP objections – The Boston Globe

Will a new $1 million report on RI’s lack of housing lead to change? – The Providence Journal

What happens to those seeking shelter when Cranston Street Armory closes? What we know – The Providence Journal

‘Something is going to break’: Eight things to know about a startling new report detailing the housing crisis in Rhode Island – The Boston Globe

Bill aims to create $50 million revolving housing fund in Rhode Island – The Brown Daily Herald

RI House passes first of speaker’s 14-bill agenda on housing affordability – The Providence Journal

Rental application fee ban clears R.I. House of Representatives – Rhode Island Current

Crossroads RI planning apartment units for homeless residents with medical concerns – ABC6

Crossroads R.I. proposes apartment complex for medically vulnerable homeless adults – PBN

Self-storage is growing in Providence. Some City Council members want a moratorium. – The Providence Journal

Housing as a Human Right – Legislating the Issue: An Interview with Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi – Brown Political Review

Accessory dwelling units to be allowed in all Smithfield homes – The Valley Breeze

Victim services group looks to expand its fundamental help: Housing – The Providence Journal 

ONE Neighborhood Builders buys 3 acres in East Providence, plans mixed-income development – PBN

ONENeighborhood Builders breaks ground on latest East Providence project – EastBayRI

Central Falls wants to turn a former Dunkin’ and a courthouse into affordable housing – The Providence Journal

High mortality rate of homeless highlighted in new report – Rhode Island Current

A look at three affordable housing projects planned in Newport County – Newport Daily News

No lead water lines in RI in 10 years? Bill would require cataloging, replacement – The Providence Journal

Bill promotes housing development close to public transit hubs – Rhode Island Current

Progressive Reforms: Speaker Shekarchi Addresses Reproductive Rights and Innovative Housing Solutions – Uprise RI

How is this RI foster care innovator transforming young lives and gaining national praise? – The Providence Journal

TurnTo10: Housing Nonprofit Releases Vision For Neighborhoods In Central Providence Roadmap – NBC10

Getting all the lead out – Warwick Beacon

Homeless in R.I.: ‘Oh, it can happen to you. It can absolutely happen to anybody’ – The Boston Globe

High prices, interest rates sidelined home buyers. Free money is bringing them back – The Providence Journal

Sobering housing report outlines challenges for R.I. renters with extremely low incomes – Rhode Island Current (New!)

Bill would create $50-million revolving fund to develop public housing – The Providence Journal 

Does more affordable housing threaten local control? RI House speaker defends his plan – The Providence Journal 

Stone and Steeple: How a nonprofit plans to turn St. Patrick’s Church into affordable housing – The Providence Journal 

Armory warming shelter update and the future of Rhode Island’s homeless crisis – Uprise RI

RI’s new housing secretary faces a series of old problems – The Boston Globe

14-bill package designed to address R.I. housing crisis introduced in state House – Brown Daily Herald

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on family’s home – NBC 10

Report: Affordable housing shortage has worsened in RI for renters with extremely low incomes – Uprise RI

More than half of R.I. renters spend over 50% of their income on housing, new report finds – The Boston Globe

Opinion [Speaker Shekarchi]: Meaningful progress on housing, but much more to do – The Providence Journal

Why did a member of Middletown’s affordable housing committee resign? Affordability a factor – The Newport Daily News

Speaker Shekarchi introduces slate of bills to stimulate private development of affordable housing – Uprise RI 

Days after testifying to R.I. lawmakers, the Strong family is homeless again – The Boston Globe 

Little Compton Has a Housing Problem -ecoRI News

Housing incentives & keeping local control – Johnston Sunrise

R.I. program works to prevent evictions among those with hoarding disabilities – The Boston Globe

Improving state’s cash assistance program can lift people out of poverty say advocates – Uprise RI 

7 things R.I. renters should know about newly proposed housing legislation – The Boston Globe

Pioneer Tenants United rally for safe housing, legal rights for renters – Uprise RI

‘It’s hard out there’: R.I. lacks shelter space as Cranston Street Armory could close in 2 months – The Boston Globe

Coalition addresses House committee on state of homelessness in Rhode Island – Uprise RI

SWAP calls for more government action amid the housing crisis – NBC 10 

RI gets $26M boost for public housing projects – WPRI

Fewer new homes but more units – Warwick Beacon

New R.I. housing director vows more affordable developments – Providence Business News

Political Roundtable: Hawkins on Rhode Island’s housing crisis and where things go from here – The Public’s Radio

Newport City Council approves resolutions to help address affordable housing crisis – The Public’s Radio

Rivera laser-focused on development of housing, community center in 2023 – The Valley Breeze

Eviction Lab’s new report on Rhode Island evictions shows alarming trends – Uprise RI

RI leaders outline affordable housing efforts – WPRI 

State awards consulting contract to former Housing Secretary Josh Saal – NBC 10

Governor and new Housing Secretary hold press event on housing and homelessness in RI – Uprise RI

Problematic landlord called out for retaliation against unionization efforts – Uprise RI 

Pioneer tenants organized against their landlord. Now they say they’re being pushed out – The Providence Journal 

‘We are always scrambling’: Weekend cold snap strains R.I. shelter system – The Boston Globe

The heat in Rhode Island’s largest unhoused warming center failed last night – Uprise RI

Council meets with DiMario and Spears on legislative priorities – The Block Island Times

Gaber ’23: Homelessness is a troubling result of the housing crisis, not a public nuisance – The Brown Daily Herald

Affordable units planned at Lincoln Memorial School – The Valley Breeze

First wave of Central Providence Opportunities Loans awarded – PBN 

Homeless Rhode Islanders facing frigid cold and shortage of shelter beds – The Public’s Radio 

Increasing Latino Homelessness—What’s Happening, Why, and What to Do About It – National Alliance to End Homelessness

The Geography of Renter Financial Distress and Housing Insecurity During the Pandemic – JCHS at Harvard University

Advancing Housing Justice in the 118th Congress – National Low Income Housing Coalition

RI Kids Count report: Mothers and children of color at risk – The Public’s Radio

The uphill battle to solve R.I.’s housing crisis – The Boston Globe

R.I. legislators call for using Medicaid funds to house people who are chronically homeless – The Boston Globe

Special Report: RI’s Housing Crisis Part 1 – Advocate Roundtable & additional episodes – The Bartholomewtown Podcast

Radon is a big risk in Rhode Island, but renters are left to face the danger on their own – The Providence Journal 

Affordable Housing Stock Shrinks in Some R.I. Towns – ecoRI News

RI Senate president says replacing 35,000 lead water pipes is a top priority – WPRI

Blue Cross awards $740K to organizations addressing housing issues – PBN

Stefan Pryor will lead state housing agency after Josh Saal leaves – The Providence Journal  

United Way: translating data into action – RI News Today

One of Rhode Island’s top ‘slumlords’ receives a Sunday morning wake up call – Uprise RI

One Neighborhood Builders applies for funding to construct, preserve 282 homes – PBN

Lack of safe, affordable, community-based housing contributes to homelessness, addiction in RI – The Public’s Radio 

Rental application fees add up fast in a tight market. But limiting them is tough – NPR

Big changes considered to RI affordable housing law. Here’s what might be coming – The Providence Journal 

More cities and states make homeless encampments a crime, leaving low-income people with few options – USA Today

‘What am I doing wrong?’: Rhode Island families crippled by housing crisis – ABC6

New program will help lower income homeowners get solar panels – The Providence Journal

McKee administration announced expanded shelter capacity at 662 Hartford Avenue – via Crossroads Rhode Island

‘What are we doing?’: RI lawmakers to scrutinize if housing spending is on track – WPRI 

Woonsocket City officials called out on ‘cruel’ homeless encampment eviction – Uprise RI 

Warwick and Woonsocket homeless encampments destroyed: ‘It creates a crisis,’ advocates say – The Providence Journal

Rents expected to stabilize in 2023, yet remain unaffordable for many – Providence Business News

RI seeks assistance creating statewide housing plan – WPRI

Faith leaders call for R.I. officials to act on housing, hunger, and mental health care – The Boston Globe

Housing Secretary Josh Saal resigns – what we know – The Providence Journal

R.I. housing secretary’s report may not be compliant with state law – The Boston Globe 

Days after deadline, R.I. housing secretary submits critical report – The Boston Globe

R.I. housing secretary fails to submit key report expected to shed light on state’s housing crisis – The Boston Globe

2022

Chasing the Fix: When sobriety is not enough | RI Public’s Radio

RI Coalition to End Homelessness responds to McKee Administration letter | Uprise RI

Affordable housing developments receive a boost from Providence Housing Authority | Boston Globe

Biden releases plan to reduce homelessness as numbers match pre-pandemic | NBC 

How a hard-working, middle-class family spiraled into homelessness | Boston Globe

State House plaza homeless encampment cleared by Governor McKee | Uprise RI

Crews removing homeless tents from RI State House | WPRI 12

McKee Administration Gives Preliminary Approval for Amos House to Operate Cranston Street Armory Warming Station | State of RI

Judge sides with McKee in lawsuit over homeless protest | WPRI 12

Cranston Street Armory will open Friday night as 24/7 warming center for homeless Rhode Islanders | Boston Globe

R.I. judge could hear from witnesses in legal challenges to McKee’s orders to clear homeless encampment outside State House | Boston Globe

RI Housing Secretary Saal letter fails to grasp the reality of homeless encampments | Uprise RI

Senator Mendes: Protesting on State House grounds allowed if you’re not homeless? | Uprise RI

R.I. attorney general declines to represent McKee in challenges to order to clear homeless encampment from State House | Boston Globe

R.I. National Guard members to staff Cranston Street Armory as 24/7 warming center | Boston Globe

State House eviction hearing delayed as Judge reviews “mountain of paperwork” | Uprise RI

ACLU & Center For Justice file complaint to prevent State House encampment eviction | Uprise RI

ACLU, Center for Justice file lawsuit challenging R.I. order to evict homeless people in encampment at State House | Boston Globe

What will RI House leaders focus on in the upcoming session? Here’s a preview. | Providence Journal

Community Focus: RI Housing Secretary Josh Saal | WPRI 12

Governor McKee claims those opposed to State House eviction want to keep people homeless | Uprise RI

As freezing temps take hold, hundreds remain homeless in Rhode Island | Uprise RI

Can Governor McKee really evict homeless people sleeping on State House grounds? | Boston Globe

McKee’s homeless eviction order temporarily blocked as protesters gather at State House | Uprise RI

RI judge says homeless tent encampment at State House can stay — for now | Providence Journal

Judge temporarily halts removal of State House homeless camp | WPRI 12

Governor McKee disputes the reality of homelessness in RI; Here are the facts | Uprise RI

Judge blocks McKee order to evict homeless Rhode Islanders camping at State House | Boston Globe

Prayer vigil held to oppose Governor McKee’s encampment eviction order | Uprise RI

Injunction filed to stop removal of homeless from State House grounds | WPRI 12

ACLU of Rhode Island calls on McKee to rescind order for homeless individuals to leave State House grounds | Boston Globe

ACLU calls on Governor to rescind eviction order; threatens legal action | Uprise RI

Frustrations mount over plan to use Cranston Street Armory to help homeless Rhode Islanders this winter | Boston Globe

Governor McKee grilled on State House encampment eviction | Uprise RI

Caitlin Frumerie: We simply don’t have enough housing | Uprise RI

Homeless people evicted from RI State House grounds | WPRI 12

State House homeless encampment served 48-hour eviction notice | Uprise RI

McKee staff notify homeless encampment at R.I. State House to leave or face fines, arrest | Boston Globe

Cranston Street Armory faces hurdles to opening 24/7 warming station for R.I.’s homeless population | Boston Globe

Affordable’ apartment complex proposed for parking lot on Washington St. in Federal Hill | Providence Journal

Rhode Island commits $9.5 million to support people experiencing housing insecurity | ABC 6

Plan to limit students to 3 per apartment throughout Providence divides locals | Providence Journal

Providence proposal could ban more than 3 college students living together. Critics say it could worsen the city’s housing crisis | Boston Globe

DC Wins Largest-Ever Civil Penalty in US Housing Discrimination Suit | Bloomberg

Council panel approves millions in tax breaks for Superman building | WPRI 12

How are electricity rates determined? | Uprise RI

‘Struggling to survive’: Poor People’s Campaign urges low-income Rhode Islanders to vote | Providence Journal

Rhode Island Foundation announce nonprofits can apply for $20M in grants to address housing, hunger and behavioral health | Press Release

Cost of living is the No. 1 issue in Rhode Island, Globe/Suffolk poll finds | Boston Globe

State of Homelessness: 2022 Edition by National Alliance to End Homelessness

Sexism, racism…home-ism? D.C. bans discrimination for homeless | Context News

Providence announces new program to acquire vacant land to build affordable housing | Boston Globe

Zoning In: How Inclusionary Zoning Increases Affordable Housing for Communities of Color To Build Wealth | Prosperity Now

Fannie Mae Launches Platform Allowing Renters To Build Credit Score Through Their Payments | Essence

Centering Racial Justice in the Fight for Housing Justice | SSIR

Rhode Island received $50 million in pandemic aid for low-income homeowners, but many were shut out | Public’s Radio

In Narragansett, short-term rental debate weighs owners’ rights, community concerns | Boston Globe

The Housing Revolution Is Coming | Atlantic

Homelessness in R.I. could reach an all-time high this winter, advocates say | Boston Globe

R.I. to spend $3.5m on additional shelter beds before winter | Boston Globe

Could an Olmstead plan solve part of R.I.’s homeless problem? | Boston Globe

Bill promotes housing development close to public transit hubs – Rhode Island Current

Progressive Reforms: Speaker Shekarchi Addresses Reproductive Rights and Innovative Housing Solutions – Uprise RI

How is this RI foster care innovator transforming young lives and gaining national praise? – The Providence Journal

TurnTo10: Housing Nonprofit Releases Vision For Neighborhoods In Central Providence Roadmap – NBC10

Getting all the lead out – Warwick Beacon

Homeless in R.I.: ‘Oh, it can happen to you. It can absolutely happen to anybody’ – The Boston Globe

High prices, interest rates sidelined home buyers. Free money is bringing them back – The Providence Journal

Sobering housing report outlines challenges for R.I. renters with extremely low incomes – Rhode Island Current (New!)

Bill would create $50-million revolving fund to develop public housing – The Providence Journal 

Does more affordable housing threaten local control? RI House speaker defends his plan – The Providence Journal 

Stone and Steeple: How a nonprofit plans to turn St. Patrick’s Church into affordable housing – The Providence Journal 

Armory warming shelter update and the future of Rhode Island’s homeless crisis – Uprise RI

RI’s new housing secretary faces a series of old problems – The Boston Globe

14-bill package designed to address R.I. housing crisis introduced in state House – Brown Daily Herald

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on family’s home – NBC 10

Report: Affordable housing shortage has worsened in RI for renters with extremely low incomes – Uprise RI

More than half of R.I. renters spend over 50% of their income on housing, new report finds – The Boston Globe

Opinion [Speaker Shekarchi]: Meaningful progress on housing, but much more to do – The Providence Journal

Why did a member of Middletown’s affordable housing committee resign? Affordability a factor – The Newport Daily News

Speaker Shekarchi introduces slate of bills to stimulate private development of affordable housing – Uprise RI 

Days after testifying to R.I. lawmakers, the Strong family is homeless again – The Boston Globe 

Little Compton Has a Housing Problem -ecoRI News

Housing incentives & keeping local control – Johnston Sunrise

R.I. program works to prevent evictions among those with hoarding disabilities – The Boston Globe

Improving state’s cash assistance program can lift people out of poverty say advocates – Uprise RI 

7 things R.I. renters should know about newly proposed housing legislation – The Boston Globe

Pioneer Tenants United rally for safe housing, legal rights for renters – Uprise RI

‘It’s hard out there’: R.I. lacks shelter space as Cranston Street Armory could close in 2 months – The Boston Globe

Coalition addresses House committee on state of homelessness in Rhode Island – Uprise RI

SWAP calls for more government action amid the housing crisis – NBC 10 

RI gets $26M boost for public housing projects – WPRI

Fewer new homes but more units – Warwick Beacon

New R.I. housing director vows more affordable developments – Providence Business News

Political Roundtable: Hawkins on Rhode Island’s housing crisis and where things go from here – The Public’s Radio

Newport City Council approves resolutions to help address affordable housing crisis – The Public’s Radio

Rivera laser-focused on development of housing, community center in 2023 – The Valley Breeze

Eviction Lab’s new report on Rhode Island evictions shows alarming trends – Uprise RI

RI leaders outline affordable housing efforts – WPRI 

State awards consulting contract to former Housing Secretary Josh Saal – NBC 10

Governor and new Housing Secretary hold press event on housing and homelessness in RI – Uprise RI

Problematic landlord called out for retaliation against unionization efforts – Uprise RI 

Pioneer tenants organized against their landlord. Now they say they’re being pushed out – The Providence Journal 

‘We are always scrambling’: Weekend cold snap strains R.I. shelter system – The Boston Globe

The heat in Rhode Island’s largest unhoused warming center failed last night – Uprise RI

Council meets with DiMario and Spears on legislative priorities – The Block Island Times

Gaber ’23: Homelessness is a troubling result of the housing crisis, not a public nuisance – The Brown Daily Herald

Affordable units planned at Lincoln Memorial School – The Valley Breeze

First wave of Central Providence Opportunities Loans awarded – PBN 

Homeless Rhode Islanders facing frigid cold and shortage of shelter beds – The Public’s Radio 

Increasing Latino Homelessness—What’s Happening, Why, and What to Do About It – National Alliance to End Homelessness

The Geography of Renter Financial Distress and Housing Insecurity During the Pandemic – JCHS at Harvard University

Advancing Housing Justice in the 118th Congress – National Low Income Housing Coalition

RI Kids Count report: Mothers and children of color at risk – The Public’s Radio

The uphill battle to solve R.I.’s housing crisis – The Boston Globe

R.I. legislators call for using Medicaid funds to house people who are chronically homeless – The Boston Globe

Special Report: RI’s Housing Crisis Part 1 – Advocate Roundtable & additional episodes – The Bartholomewtown Podcast

Radon is a big risk in Rhode Island, but renters are left to face the danger on their own – The Providence Journal 

Affordable Housing Stock Shrinks in Some R.I. Towns – ecoRI News

RI Senate president says replacing 35,000 lead water pipes is a top priority – WPRI

Blue Cross awards $740K to organizations addressing housing issues – PBN

Stefan Pryor will lead state housing agency after Josh Saal leaves – The Providence Journal  

United Way: translating data into action – RI News Today

One of Rhode Island’s top ‘slumlords’ receives a Sunday morning wake up call – Uprise RI

One Neighborhood Builders applies for funding to construct, preserve 282 homes – PBN

Lack of safe, affordable, community-based housing contributes to homelessness, addiction in RI – The Public’s Radio 

Rental application fees add up fast in a tight market. But limiting them is tough – NPR

Big changes considered to RI affordable housing law. Here’s what might be coming – The Providence Journal 

More cities and states make homeless encampments a crime, leaving low-income people with few options – USA Today

‘What am I doing wrong?’: Rhode Island families crippled by housing crisis – ABC6

New program will help lower income homeowners get solar panels – The Providence Journal

McKee administration announced expanded shelter capacity at 662 Hartford Avenue – via Crossroads Rhode Island

‘What are we doing?’: RI lawmakers to scrutinize if housing spending is on track – WPRI 

Woonsocket City officials called out on ‘cruel’ homeless encampment eviction – Uprise RI 

Warwick and Woonsocket homeless encampments destroyed: ‘It creates a crisis,’ advocates say – The Providence Journal

Rents expected to stabilize in 2023, yet remain unaffordable for many – Providence Business News

RI seeks assistance creating statewide housing plan – WPRI

Faith leaders call for R.I. officials to act on housing, hunger, and mental health care – The Boston Globe

Housing Secretary Josh Saal resigns – what we know – The Providence Journal

R.I. housing secretary’s report may not be compliant with state law – The Boston Globe 

Days after deadline, R.I. housing secretary submits critical report – The Boston Globe

R.I. housing secretary fails to submit key report expected to shed light on state’s housing crisis – The Boston Globe

2021

Central Falls steps up housing code enforcement to prevent lead poisoning | Sofie Rudin | Public’s Radio

As Rhode Island tries to address its housing crisis, millions meant to improve the situation remain unspent | Ian Donnis | Public’s Radio

Warwick woman credits homeless diversion program for keeping her off the streets | Shiina LoSciuto | WPRI 12

Former Memorial Hospital to harbor homeless as RI expands emergency shelter capacity | Alexandra Leslie and Shaun Towne | WPRI12

Activists are sleeping in tents at the RI State House. Why they want action on homelessness | Katherine Gregg | Providence Journal 

Providence Allocates $500K to Addresses Homelessness | Associated Press

Five Questions with Michelle Wilcox |Marc Larocque | PBN

McKee appoints ‘housing czar’ to address crisis of home affordability in RI | Katherine Gregg | Providence Journal

‘We’re losing IQ points’: the lead poisoning crisis unfolding among US children | Erin McCormick (RI) and Eric Lutz | NPR

‘We’re sinking’: R.I. human services agencies face workforce crisis | Brian Amaral | Boston Globe

McKee, top lawmakers unveil deal to start spending federal ARPA funds | Melanie DaSilva | WPRI 12

As Newport home prices rise, undocumented families struggle to find secure housing | Antonia Ayres-Brown & Pearl Marvell | Public’s Radio

City Council Wants Providence and State to Get Serious About Homelessness Crisis | Caitlin Faulds | Eco RI News

Some non-profits say COVID-19 federal relief money can help now as funds remain untapped | Brian Crandall | NBC 10 News

Opinion/Santilli: The future of homelessness will be decided this winter | Karen Santilli | Providence Journal

R.I. approves nearly $31m for affordable housing, creating and preserving more than 600 units | Alexa Gagosz | Boston Globe 

Providence removes West End encampment days earlier than planned | Brian Amaral | Boston Globe

Advocates: McKee’s affordable housing request not enough to fix problem | Kim Jarrett | The Center Square

They aged out of the R.I. foster care system, and are struggling to find stable housing | Alexa Gagosz | Boston Globe

Housing Hurdles (video series) | Gina Marini and Courtney Carter| WPRI 

Providence residents protest eviction alongside community group DARE | Sameer Sinha | Brown Daily Herald

Rhode Island’s attorney general is taking landlords who fail to fix lead hazards to court | Sofie Rudin | Public’s Radio

With winter closing in, R.I. homelessness crisis keeps getting worse | Brian Amaral | Boston Globe

‘There’s nothing’: Warwick mom on the brink of homelessness struggles to find affordable housing |Sarah Doiron & Chelsea Jones | WPRI

She took her daughter and ran from an abusive relationship. Now they’re homeless | Alexa Gagosz | Boston Globe

Lack of affordable rentals in Newport County could lead to prolonged labor issues | Bethany Brunelle | Newport Daily News

Opinion|ARPA funds can help to solve RI’s housing crisis| Sen. Meghan Kallman and Rep. June Speakman| Providence Journal

Here’s what’s in Governor Dan McKee’s proposal for American Rescue Plan Act funds | Andy Boardman | UpriseRI

New HUD rule aimed at preventing public housing evictions | Ashraf Khalil | AP News

Opinion | Why Democrats Would Be Fools to Slash Biden’s Housing Plan | Paul Willians & Ceaa Weaver | Politico

McKee: $50M approved in rental, housing assistance | Alexandra Leslie | WPRI

White House confronts grueling choices as it debates major cuts to Biden economic plan | Jeff Stein | Washington Post

Together, we can work to ensure all Rhode Islanders live in safe, healthy, affordable homes.