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.

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

December 16th, 2019|

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?

Housing Again Takes Health Care Center Stage

December 11th, 2019|

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.

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

November 4th, 2019|

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.

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