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Tuesday, November, 19, 2019

New Short-Term Rental Ordinance to go into Effect on November 30

November 19, 2019 PROVIDENCE, RI – On November 30, 2019, an ordinance regulating the short-term rental of housing or dwelling units located in residentially zoned areas will go into effect. As defined by the ordinance, a short-term residential rental is a unit/room in a single-family home, apartment or condominium that is available for a fee […]

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Thursday, October, 31, 2019

Mayor Elorza, City Council, Developers Celebrate New Construction in Providence

Investment in Providence At a gathering overlooking the new Providence River Pedestrian Bridge, Mayor Jorge Elorza, City Council President Sabina Matos, Pro Tempore Michael Correia, and Director of Planning and Development Bonnie Nickerson, took a moment to celebrate the significant amount of new development across Providence. The newly-renovated Heritage Building, home to our gracious hosts, Duffy & […]

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Friday, October, 25, 2019

Design Feedback Encouraged for the new Roger Williams Park Gateway Center

On Thursday, October 24, the Providence Redevelopment Agency (PRA) and the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) hosted a community meeting at the historic Bomes Theater to review design ideas for the new Roger Williams Park Gateway Center. During the gathering, design ideas from the five design teams short-listed for the project were unveiled to […]

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Friday, October, 11, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE, CITY OF PROVIDENCE, CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF PROVIDENCE CITIZEN PARTICIPATION PLAN The Citizen Participation Plan sets forth the City’s procedures for involving the public in the planning, implementation, and assessment of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-funded housing and community development activities in the City.  These activities include the development of the City’s 5 Year Consolidated Plan, […]

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Friday, September, 13, 2019

CITY OF PROVIDENCE NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD 2018 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT

CITY OF PROVIDENCE NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD 2018 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT A draft of the 2018 City of Providence Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER), which reports on the performance of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships, Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA), and Emergency Solutions Grant […]

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Wednesday, June, 12, 2019

City of Providence Unveils Great Streets Draft Master Plan

June 12, 2019 The Providence Great Streets Initiative reflects community-based ideas for traffic calming, safety improvements for people walking and riding bicycles. PROVIDENCE R.I. – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Providence Department of Planning and Development unveiled today a draft master plan for the Providence Great Streets Initiative, which will guide the City’s efforts […]

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Thursday, June, 06, 2019

The Providence Redevelopment Agency (PRA) Requests Comment

The Providence Redevelopment Agency (PRA) Requests Comment  The Providence Redevelopment Agency invites the general public to comment on the current rules and regulations for the Providence Housing Trust currently administered by the PRA.  The rules and regulations may be obtained from the Providence Redevelopment Agency. There will be an open meeting on Thursday July 11, 2019 […]

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Wednesday, May, 29, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE On June 5, 2019, the City of Providence Department of Planning & Development, Division of Housing & Community Investment will hold a Public Hearing to discuss the City’s 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan.

PUBLIC NOTICE On June 5, 2019, the City of Providence Department of Planning & Development, Division of Housing & Community Investment will hold a Public Hearing to discuss the City’s 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan. Programs covered include: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) Emergency Solutions Grant […]

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Friday, April, 05, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE OF ANNUAL ACTION PLAN MINOR & SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT

PUBLIC NOTICE OF ANNUAL ACTION PLAN MINOR & SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT Notice is hereby given that the City of Providence, Department of Planning & Development, Division of Community Development proposes to amend its 2018-19 Annual Action Plan.  The City is required to amend its Action Plan in order to reprogram funds from projects/activities that did not […]

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Monday, March, 25, 2019

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: FOR PURCHASE AND REDEVELOPMENT OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 327 ELMWOOD AVENUE IN PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND

The Providence Redevelopment Agency invites proposals from the general public for the purchase and redevelopment of the property located at 327 Elmwood Avenue(Plat 49 Lot 603), in the City of Providence. The Request for Proposals will be available at the office of the Department of Planning and Development, 444 Westminster Street, Suite 3A, Providence, Rhode Island […]

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