Topic: affordable housing

Student housing shapes social, economic structure of College Hill

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Student housing shapes social, economic structure of College Hill

April 25, 2019 0 comments

An ordinance being considered by the City of Providence could make big house parties a thing of the past on College Hill. 

Mayor, city council support ending housing discrimination

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Mayor, city council support ending housing discrimination

April 10, 2019 0 comments

Landlords will be banned from discriminating against potential low-income tenants who intend to pay rent using federally-funded housing vouchers, if an ordinance introduced to the Providence City Council March 21 passes.

Urban Studies students involved in Housing Opportunities for People Everywhere assisted SouthCoast Fair Housing by analyzing online housing listings for instances of income-based discrimination.

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Report shows discrimination against housing voucher recipients

February 13, 2019 0 comments

SouthCoast Fair Housing released a report entitled “It’s About the Voucher: Source of Income Discrimination in Rhode Island” just before the State House received a dusting of snow Tuesday morning.

Schmidt ’21: Displacing thousands of residents? There’s an app for that.

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Schmidt ’21: Displacing thousands of residents? There’s an app for that.

February 7, 2019 0 comments

Many Brown students concentrating in computer science hope to travel to Silicon Valley this summer to intern for a variety of tech companies and startups. But do these students realize the amount of space that they would take up by joining the tech industry in cities like San Francisco?