Langevin Meets Deputy HUD Secretary in Providence

WARWICK, RI - January 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Jim Langevin and Ron Simms, Deputy Secretary at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, will visit the headquarters of YouthBuild Providence and the Olneyville Housing Corporation to see the impact of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding this afternoon.

Construction to Begin on Homes for Rhode Islanders with Disabilities

Warwick, RI - October 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- This morning, the House of Hope, Housing Resources Commission (HRC), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), LISC, Corporation for Supportive Housing, the state Department of Mental Health, Retardation and Hospitals, and Rhode Island Housing broke ground on five new homes for Rhode Islanders with disabilities.

HUD announces more than $4 million for affordable housing and community development in Rhode...

Washington, DC - July 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced Cranston, Warwick, and Woonsocket will receive a total of more than $4 million to support community development and produce more affordable housing.

Partners Celebrate the Completion of New Homes for Disabled Veterans

Providence, RI - July 27, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Jack Reed and Providence Mayor David Cicilline joined Operation Stand Down, Rhode Island Housing, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Housing Resources Commission (HRC) and the state Department of Mental Health, Retardation and Hospitals to celebrate the completion of new homes for disabled veterans.

Reed Announces $239K in Federal Housing Aid for Rhode Island’s Homeless Veterans

WASHINGTON, DC - July 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- In an effort to help Rhode Island veterans who sacrificed for the nation but are now struggling with homelessness, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), today announced that the East Providence Housing Authority will receive $239,000 in federal funding to help provide homeless veterans with permanent supportive housing.

Reed Encouraged By Administration’s Efforts to Help Homeowners by Demanding More Accountability from Banks...

WASHINGTON, DC - July 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – As foreclosure rates around the country continue to rise, it has become increasingly difficult for many homeowners seeking to modify their mortgages to get a hold of their loan servicers.

RI Housing Project for Low-Income Seniors Honored

CHICAGO - June 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) – A Rhode Island affordable housing development designed to meet the needs of low-income seniors in and around North Smithfield has been recognized as one of the top projects in the country.


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


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