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Pawtucket Central Falls Development to repurpose two buildings. Here’s the plan

PAWTUCKET — A nonprofit agency plans to turn a vacant medical building formerly owned by the state into apartments, half of them at below-market rents. Pawtucket Central Falls Development was chosen by the city to redevelop two properties into affordable housing. The city bought the medical building at 160 Beechwood Ave. from the state for $400,000 following an auction by the city in November that

Volunteers provide free home repairs to area residents

WOONSOCKET – On July 18, 225 volunteers from the interdenominational Christian nonprofit, Group Cares, came to Woonsocket to repair the homes of 22 homeowners throughout the city as part of the Woonsocket Free Home Repair Program, coordinated by NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley. Monday through Friday volunteers painted, repaired decks, and weatherized the houses, all free

Aldersbridge Communities joins East Point development

he council, at its July 19 meeting, gave the second of two mandated approvals to an ordinance authorizing a Tax Incremental Financing agreement, a “TIF,” between the city and the developers “East Point” project in Rumford, amending the initial pact to include a new partner, the local non-profit Aldersbridge Communities. “Aldersbridge at East Point” is

NBWBRV celebrates completion of seven new homes in Pascoag

BURRILLVILLE – Interest rates and inflation are rising; however, several homeowners in bucolic Burrillville received a substantial financial break and are living in better-than-average homes, built in part by their own labor, and thanks in part to taxpayers. On Thursday, Oct. 27, NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley brought the homeowners, funders, politicians, and others to Pascoag

E.P. reaches affordable housing goal with opening of rehabilitated Sutton Place

EAST PROVIDENCE – The city became the seventh municipality in Rhode Island to reach the state’s 10% community goal for affordable housing with the opening of a 36-unit complex on Monday. ONE Neighborhood Builders hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly rehabilitated Sutton Place apartment complex of affordable housing. “When communities invest in affordable housing,

LISC Rhode Island Awards $620,000 to Community Development Partners

PROVIDENCE, October 19, 2022 – Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Rhode Island today announced more than $620,000 in grant awards to Community Development Corporations to support the organizations in their mission to create and preserve affordable housing in Rhode Island. The awards are part of LISC’s Neighborhood Development Fund, an annual grant program that provides

Rhode Island expert outlines worsening housing crisis

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — As rental rates rise across the state, Rhode Islanders now face harsh realities of a continued housing crisis, that shows no signs of ending soon. The rising rental rates have driven families from their homes, like the Ringland’s of Barrington. Their monthly rent went from $950 to $1,800 over the past

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