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If you are you a developer who is interested in learning more about affordable homes, we encourage you to look at our data specific to each Rhode Island municipality.

Also, Rhode Island Housing produced a Developers Handbook, a complete "guide to submitting a request for financing the construction, acquisition or rehabilitation of affordable apartments in Rhode Island."

Definitions regarding the Local Comprehensive Planning and Land Use Act

Definitions regarding the Subdivision of Land

Definitions regarding Zoning Ordinances


Land Use 2025
State's strategies for land use, conservation, and development. http://www.planning.ri.gov/landuse/policies.htm 

Addressing Community Opposition to Affordable Housing Development
A Fair Housing Toolkit, written by the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania. Written expressly for developers. "It gives common-sense, hands-on tools to deal with public hearings, building community support, using the media, working with officials, and if need be moving to legal action." Chapters include: Confronting common NIMBY concerns, exploding zoning and land use myths, launching a successful community campaign, etc. http://www.housingalliancepa.org/library/view.php?resource_id=86