Affordable Housing Resources

Information on Affordable Housing in Rhode Island, East Providence

and within the Waterfront District

East Providence Waterfront District Affordable/ Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (Sec 19-485)

Developers of new market rate single- and/or multi-family housing developments within the Waterfront District are required to provide affordable housing units for low- and moderate-income households in order to ensure safe, decent and affordable housing to families, elderly and people with special needs.

    Rhode Island Housing

    • Find out more about how RI Housing can assist developers to facilitate the production of new homes and preserve the housing we have.

    Housing Works RI

    • A resource for housing policy in Rhode Island
    • Presentation on Housing Affordability In East Providence: A Municipal Overview (February 8, 2021)

    Nonprofit housing assistance partners in Rhode Island:


    Blackstone Valley Community Action Program
    32 Goff Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley
    719 Front Street
    Suite 103
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    ONE Neighborhood Builders
    66 Chaffee Street
    Providence RI 02909
    OMNI Development Corporation
    810 Eddy Street
    Providence, RI 02905
    Women’s Development Corporation
    861 Broad Street
    Providence, RI 02907
    SWAP, Inc.
    439 Pine Street
    Providence, RI 02907
    Pawtucket Central Falls Development  (PCF Development)
    204 Broad Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation
    224 Dexter Street
    Providence, RI 02907
    House of Hope CDC
    3188 Post Road
    Warwick, RI 02888
    Providence Revolving Fund
    372 Fountain Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    Smith Hill CDC
    231 Douglas Avenue
    Providence, RI 02908
    Washington County CDC
    400 Tower Hill Road
    North Kingstown, RI 02852
    Church Community Housing Corporation
    50 Washington Square
    Newport, RI 02840
    South County Habitat for Humanity
    1555 Shannock Road
    P.O. Box 68
    Shannock, RI 02875