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We provide an online directory of of rental assistance programs in Rhode Island. Choose the city in Rhode Island on the right side of the page. We list the cities where we found help for those needing help paying their rent. We only list the rental assistance programs on the website and do not provide the aid ourselves.

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Westbay Community Action, Inc.

Westbay Community Action, Inc.

218 Buttonwoods Ave
Warwick, RI - 02886
(401) 732-4660

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Westbay Community Action, Inc. is a private non-profit tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in January 1966. Its mission is to assist the economically disadvantaged and elderly of Kent County, RI to achieve self-sufficiency. This is accomplished by implementing programs and services that a ...

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RI Division of Planning

RI Division of Planning

1 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI - 02908
(401) 222-7901

Rent-Restricted Homes In return for state or federal funding through loans and grants from Rhode Island Housing and/or a municipal subsidy, developers agree to limit apartment rents to an amount determined by state or federal regulations. In general, you must show you have sufficient income t ...

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NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley

NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley

719 Front St Unit 103
Woonsocket, RI - 02895
(401) 762-0993

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NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley (NWBRV) – is a nonprofit community development corporation that works with residents, businesses, neighborhood institutions, partners and communities to enrich neighborhood life and make affordable housing opportunities available throughout Northern Rhode Isla ...

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Family Service of Rhode Island

Family Service of Rhode Island

134 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI - 02905
(401) 331-1350

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Case managers work in the home up to several days a week throughout the crisis, providing access to emergency child care, medical treatment, mental health counseling, and substance abuse treatment. Food, heating, and rent assistance may also be provided.Offering:Early InterventionTrauma Systems Ther ...

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Pawtucket Dept. of Planning and Redevelopment - PAWTUCKET

Pawtucket Dept. of Planning and Redevelopment - PAWTUCKET

137 Roosevelt Ave
Pawtucket, RI - 02860
(401) 724-0500

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The Office of Planning and Redevelopment is responsible for planning and overseeing major infrastructure projects for the city, including the renovation of existing facilities and the creation of new ones, such as parks, ballfields, community centers and streets and sidewalks. They are responsible f ...

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Department of Planning and Development, City of Providence - PROVIDENCE

Department of Planning and Development, City of Providence - PROVIDENCE

400 Westminster Street
Providence, RI - 02903
(401) 351-4300

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Neighborhood housing programs:Down payment/closing cost assistance- A loan of up to $2,500, use loan to cover down payment or closing costs, no interest; payments don't begin for 5 years after you purchase your homeHome repair- Fix code violations and make needed repairs, must be owner occupied, low ...

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United Way of Rhode Island

United Way of Rhode Island

50 Valley St
Providence, RI - 02909
(401) 444-0600

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We will promote access to affordable housing, childcare, job training, education, healthcare and other basic supports as investments in the overall success of our community. The long-term homeless population will be housed: Opening Doors Rhode Island will be fully implemented. • United ...

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One Cathedral Square

One Cathedral Square

1 Cathedral Square
Providece, RI - 02903
(401) 278-4500

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence is one of Rhode Island’s primary social services providers. With the state’s unemployment rate among the highest the nation, many have turned to the Church in search of assistance to obtain life’s most basic needs. In addition to the regular services ...

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The Economic Progress Institute

The Economic Progress Institute

600 Mt Pleasant Ave Building #9
Providence, RI - 02908
(401) 456-8512

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Public Housing and Section 8 Vouchers Local public housing authorities (PHAs) own and manage developments and administer Section 8 vouchers, which allow households to rent in the private market. Residents of units in developments and voucher holders generally pay 30% of adjusted income for rent and ...

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Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless

Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless

1070 Main St
Pawtucket, RI - 02860
(401) 721-5685

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If you need shelter: If you are in need of temporary shelter, call 211 and they will direct you to a shelter in your area. You can also find contact info for shelters via our online map, in our Street Sheets, or in our Shelter Guide. If you are a victim of domestic violence, please call 1-800-494 ...

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