Housing Affairs Letter

Rhode Island

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(RENT RATE RISE) Rental Costs Soar In Rhode Island

Almost 40% of Rhode Island’s residents live in rental housing at a time when rental costs have increased as a result of the foreclosure crisis and resulting evictions. The data in a study by HousingWorks RI says that about one in four residents pay more than half their

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(BANKRUPTCY COURT) Bankruptcy Court Has Precedence

A mediation program for homeowners facing foreclosure designed by a judge in 2009 is a legitimate court effort to cut through red tape, a federal judge rules in Rhode Island. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Arthur Votolao

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(DEMOLITION) HUD Balks At Housing Demolition

Bowing to congressional pressure to be more selective in demolition of public and assisted housing, HUD rejects a plea from Woonsocket, RI to allow demolition of 180 rent-subsidized housing

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(FLOOD AID) CDBG Money For Flood Assist

HUD allows Rhode Island to reallocate $18.6 million of Community Development Block Grants and $9.6 million of HOME program money to use for recovery from the floods that crippled much of the

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(FLOODING) Foreclosure Delay For Rhode Island

Severe flooding in Rhode Island and a federal emergency declaration prompts HUD to issue a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures of Federal Housing Admin. -insured mortgages in four

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(FORECLOSURE) Condo Complex Heads To Foreclosure

A Narragansett, RI 40-unit affordable housing condominium complex and an affordable rental duplex face foreclosure from the bank holding the mortgage on both. City officials say the move

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(AFFORDABLE HOUSING) State Takes Hit On Cheap Housing

Lack of affordable housing set up Rhode Island as the state hardest hit by the foreclosure debacle, a study by an affordable-housing coalition declares. Housing Works RI says its report shows that

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(HOUSING BIAS) Fair Housing No Holds Barred

Rhode Island real estate officials are questioning what they consider hardball prosecution of an 87-year-old Cranston woman who wanted to rent her adjoining house to adults with no children or

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Faxed Document Roils Lead Paint Case

A paint manufacturer's discussion of legal costs and obligations resulting from a lengthy trial over lead-based paint as a public nuisance has found its way into the hands of state officials in the

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City Begins Lead Paint Cleanup

Providence officials are readying a plan to distribute $5.5 million in federal grants to clean up toxic lead-based paint from older homes. The move follows collapse of a state effort to require paint

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