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Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Reed Announces Over a Quarter Million in Federal Housing Aid for Rhode Island’s Homeless...

WASHINGTON, DC - May 5, 2008 - In an effort to help ensure that Rhode Island’s struggling veterans have access to safe, sanitary, and affordable housing, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), today announced that the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) will receive $266,713 in federal funding to provide approximately 35 homeless veterans with permanent supportive housin

Reed Announces $10.4 Million in Federal Housing Aid for Rhode Island

WASHINGTON, DC - In an effort to give more Rhode Islanders access to safe and affordable housing, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), a member of the Banking Committee, which oversees federal housing policy, today announced that the state will receive a total of $10,466,846 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Urban League of Rhode Island to Receive $200,000 to Help Homeless Youth

WASHINGTON, DC - In an effort to provide homeless adolescents with an alternative to living on the street, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) today announced that the Urban League of Rhode Island will receive $200,000 to continue its Transitional Living Program.

Reed Announces $255,000 to Help Sojourner House Assist Domestic Violence Victims

PROVIDENCE, RI, October 29, 2007 – In an effort to help support victims of domestic violence who have left their abusers, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) today joined with Karen Allen, Executive Director of Sojourner House, and Judith Earle, President of the Board of Directors for the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence, to announce a $255,000 federal grant for Sojourner House to expand its transitional housing program

Reed Receives 2007 Stewart McKinney Award for His Commitment to Ending Homelessness

WASHINGTON, DC, October 24, 2007 -- U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) received the 2007 Stewart McKinney Award from the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty (NLCHP) for his leadership in trying to end and prevent homelessness.

Rhode Island Receives Over $200,000 to Expand Housing Counseling Services

WASHINGTON, DC, October 9, 2007 – In an effort to help more Rhode Island families find and responsibly finance affordable housing, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) today announced that Rhode Island will receive $213,547 in Housing Counseling Awards.

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Rhode Island Treasury Reunited 8,860 People with $11.7 Million in Unclaimed...

The Office of Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner reunited 8,860 people with $11.7 million in unclaimed property in the fiscal year that ended on June 30

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Langevin, Whitehouse Highlight Bill to Invest $170 Million in Fixing RI...

Congressman Jim Langevin and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today joined with state, town, and labor officials by the Factory Bridge in West Warwick to call on Congress to pass the Strengthen and Fortify Existing (SAFE) Bridges Act. The SAFE Bridges Act was introduced in the Senate by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Whitehouse, and others last month and will be introduced in the House this week by Langevin. The bill would deliver up to $170 million to repair Rhode Island’s deficient and crumbling bridges and create construction jobs