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Hardest Hit Fund Rhode Island Informational Community Meeting

The Hardest Hit Fund Rhode Island (HHFRI) will host a free informational meeting on:
Tuesday, August 16th from 6-7:30p.m.
Buttonwoods Community Center
3027 West Shore Road in Warwick
(This presentation will be in English)

HHFRI will address your unique situation and generally breaks down into the following areas:

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Affordable housing proposal heard by planning commission

An article today in The Jamestown Press discusses a proposal submitted by Bridges, Inc. and the Church Community Housing Corporation to build five new affordable housing units in Jamestown.

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New courses offered through the Partnership for Community Development

The Partnership for Community Development is a partnership between Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies and the Housing Network of Rhode Island. The Partnership is committed to raising awareness about community development issues, to strengthening the professional skills of the housing and community development industry, and to attracting a new generation of professionals to the field.

The Partnership offers a five-course Professional Certificate and/or a concentration in the Bachelor of General Studies in Community Development through the School of Continuing Studies.

Fall course offerings include:

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Barrington explores options to develop more affordable homes

According to an article on Barrington Patch, the Barrington Housing Board of Trustees is exploring options for the development of affordable homes on a three acre parcel of land on George Street.

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Affordable homes planned in Hopkinton

On Monday, July 18th at 12 p.m., U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse will join Rockville Mill, LLC, Rhode Island Housing and their community partners to celebrate the groundbreaking at Rockville Mill.

When completed, this former textile mill and an auxiliary building will be transformed into 14 safe, healthy and affordable homes.

Among the various funding sources being utilized for this development, $720,000 has been awarded through the Building Homes Rhode Island (BHRI) program.

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HousingWorks RI welcomes SEDC-SEA!

HousingWorks RI is pleased to welcome the Socio Economic Development Center for Southeast Asians (SEDC-SEA) as the newest member of our coalition.

The SEDC-SEA works in collaboration with existing community based services and systems, while providing comprehensive services and programs that range from social services for adults and families to providing academic enrichment programs via summer and after school activities.

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HousingWorks RI welcomes new member!

HousingWorks RI is pleased to welcome Wingate as the newest member of our coalition.

Wingate is a multi-disciplined real estate firm with a 40-year track record in key markets nationally. Their unique experience in integrated real estate gives them the special ability to look at a property as a whole and allows them to increase the quality of life for residents and tenants.

As a member of HousingWorks RI, Wingate joins over 140 organizations who are working to ensure that all Rhode Islanders have access to safe, quality affordable homes — a crucial component of Rhode Island's economy.

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Hardest Hit Fund Rhode Island Informational Community Meeting

The Hardest Hit Fund of Rhode Island (HHFRI) will hold a free informational community meeting on:

Monday, June 20th at 6 p.m.
Ebenezer Baptist Church
475 Cranston Street in Providence.
The meeting will include an English presentation with a Spanish translator.

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