Housing & Development

Housing & Development

Senate Panel Approves $7.85 Million for Rhode Island in Transportation and Housing Spending Plan

WASHINGTON, DC (RealEstateRama) July 11, 2008 – U.S. Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) today announced that the Appropriations Committee has approved legislation including $4.7 million in funding for Rhode Island transportation, housing, and infrastructure improvement initiatives they requested as part of the 2009 Transportation

Rhode Island awarded nearly $2.2 million to create 16 affordable rental units in Providence

BOSTON — The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (the Bank) awarded nearly $2.2 million as a grant, loan, and rate subsidy to fund...

Reed Announces Over $1.2 million for Hope VI Housing in Newport

WASHINGTON, DC -- In an effort to continue the redevelopment of the former Tonomy Hill public housing project, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) today...

$8.9 Million in Federal Aid for Rental Assistance and Affordable Housing Projects

Providence, RI, October 26, 2007  - In an effort to ensure that low-income seniors and people with disabilities have access to affordable housing and support...

Historic Providence Mill Building Sold

BOSTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brooks Company, A Boston-based real estate development and investment firm, has sold The Grant Mill building in Providence,...

Rhode Island Housing Announces Landmark Plan For Thriving Communities

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (August 28, 2007) - Rhode Island Housing announced plans for a revolutionary statewide development initiative – KeepSpace Communities. This comprehensive and cooperative...

Warren affordable housing project earns $180K grant

An affordable housing development in Warren has received a $180,000 state grant to develop reasonably priced rentals in a former downtown rectory. The Bristol-based...

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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