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Join HousingWorks RI at RWU as we unveil the 2015 Housing Fact Book and host a conversation about millennials and housing in Rhode Island. Go to: www.bit.ly/HFBL2015 to register!

Latino homeowner households in RI face challenges

The majority of Latino homeowners have had their mortgage for less than 10 years and more than half (56 percent) of these Latinos are housing cost burdened.

Housing cost burdens decrease the purchasing power of nearly 71,500 renter households in Rhode Island

If these cost burdened renters were in homes that were affordable to them, close to $400 million in purchasing power could benefit other parts of the economy.

Key Studies have quantified the economic impact and multiplier effect of investing in affordable homes.

In Rhode Island, the $50 million invested in the Building Homes Rhode Island program generated close $800 million in total economic activity throughout the state- $15.80 per $1 of funding deployed.

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REGISTER NOW! 2015 Housing Fact Book Luncheon

More and more, policy makers are considering the untapped potential of a massive and diverse millennial generation. How does housing factor in to the conversation?

The America in 2015 community survey released by the Urban Land Institute revealed that 73% of millennials are very or somewhat likely to move in the next five years, and 63% of the millennial generation would like to live in a place where they do not need to use a car very often.

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Q1 2015 Foreclosures in Rhode Island

HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University today released its analysis of foreclosures in Rhode Island for Q1 2015. The report looks at the number of residential foreclosures in each of Rhode Island’s 39 cities and towns and offers regional comparisons.

Quick Glance Findings:

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Q4 2014 Foreclosures in Rhode Island

HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University today released its analysis of foreclosures in Rhode Island for Q4 2014. The report looks at the number of residential foreclosures in each of Rhode Island’s 39 cities and towns and offers regional comparisons.

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