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Katie West, Housing Opportunities Manager, Receives Senator Jack Reed Advocacy Award at the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless Annual Breakfast

July 5th, 2021|

Katie West, Housing Opportunities Manager, Receives Senator Jack Reed Advocacy Award at the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless Annual Breakfast

The Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless hosted its Annual Awards Breakfast Monday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Three hundred people attended, including Attorney General Peter Neronha, Mayor of Warwick Joseph Solomon, Mayor of Providence Jorge Elorza, members of the General Assembly and Providence City Council, service providers, activists, and community members. NBC 10 News anchor, Barbara Morse Silva, served as MC.

Multi-Sector Campaign Welcomes the Housing Network of Rhode Island As New State Partner

July 5th, 2021|

The Opportunity Starts at Home multi-sector affordable homes campaign is pleased to announce a new state partner, The Housing Network of Rhode Island (HNRI), has joined the campaign. HNRI was recently selected through the campaign’s “Endorsement Application,” which enables state-level organizations pursuing multi-sector efforts focused on housing policy to earn a formal endorsement from the national campaign.

Housing Again Takes Health Care Center Stage

July 5th, 2021|

In yet another indication that where one lives has a profound influence on individual and collective health, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, the state’s largest insurer, is awarding a total of $200,000 to five housing-related organizations.

The Path to Opportunity Begins at the Front Door of Your Home

July 5th, 2021|

Everyone pretty much agrees that Rhode Island is in the midst of an affordable housing crisis as the state prepares to enter the third decade of the 21st century. Housing may be the place where jobs go to sleep at night, but what if there is no place to go?

Providence City Council committee hears legislation to stop source of income discrimination in housing

January 14th, 2020|

Ahead of a Providence City Council Ordinance Committee meeting to hear an ordinance introduced by Councilmember Rachel Miller (Ward 13) to ban discrimination in housing based on source of income, advocates and community members gathered outside City Council Chambers on the third floor of Providence City Hall to talk about the importance of the legislation.

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