Advocates recommend that $500M
in ARPA funds be used for housing
The Rhode Island housing advocacy community—including Homes RI partners Crossroads Rhode Island, Housing Network of Rhode Island, HousingWorks RI, and ONE Neighborhood Builders—is recommending that Rhode Island invest $500 million in funding from the American Rescue Plan Act “to address the State’s urgent housing needs.” READ THE FULL PROPOSAL
RAC Awards $100,400
in Community Impact Fund grants
We are thrilled that the Resident Advisory Council (RAC), a group of 16 Central Providence residents created by ONE Neighborhood Builders, has awarded $100,400 in Community Impact Fund grants to 21 businesses and organizations. Read about some of the projects funded and what the experience was like for 3 RAC members.
Welcome to the Neighborhood:
Manton Avenue property is a dream come true
We welcomed Edmarie Cancel Batista into the ONE|NB family this month, when she closed on the Live/Work property at 191 Manton Ave., in Providence. When she left Puerto Rico three years ago, she never thought she would end up a homeowner.
“Thank you, ONE Neighborhood, for making my dream come true. Thank you because, through me, I will be able to show that being a single mother and with a minimum salary, we can achieve the dream of having our own home.” Read Edmarie’s story