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August 27

Board of Commissioners Meeting October 22, 2020

On Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 5:30 PM, the Providence Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners will be hold a special meeting via Zoom and conference call. Pursuant to RI Executive Order 20-05 signed by Governor Gina Raimondo and guidance provided by legal counsel, the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) will conduct this meeting using telephone and […]

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Administrative Plan Changes

The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) updated its Section 8 Administrative Plan as of September 30, 2020. What changed in the Administrative Plan? Updates were made administratively under a HUD CARES Act waiver for use during the COVID-19 emergency for the remainder of the year. Changes are in Sections 1 and 6.  More specifically, the changes […]

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Notice on PHA Waiting Lists

Important Notice on PHA waiting lists Effective at 12:00am on October 1, 2020, the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) will be closing its public housing waiting list and its project based voucher (PBV) waiting list until further notice. PHA will only accept project based voucher waitlist applications for those who receive a referral preference from a […]

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August 27

Board of Commissioners Meeting September 24, 2020

On Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 5:30 PM, the Providence Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners will be hold a special meeting via Zoom and conference call. Pursuant to RI Executive Order 20-05 signed by Governor Gina Raimondo and guidance provided by legal counsel, the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) will conduct this meeting using telephone and […]

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August 27

Board of Commissioners Meeting August 27, 2020

On Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 5:30 PM, the Providence Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners will be hold a special meeting via Zoom and conference call. Pursuant to RI Executive Order 20-05 signed by Governor Gina Raimondo and guidance provided by legal counsel, the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) will conduct this meeting using telephone and […]

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Landlord Outreach Initiative Launched

PHA Launches Comprehensive Landlord Outreach Initiative PHA issues call to landlords for feedback, encourages landlords to access state program for pandemic assistance The Providence Housing Authority is increasing its landlord outreach during the COVID-19 pandemic, to address issues specific to the pandemic as well as get landlord feedback on how to strengthen our Housing Choice […]

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COVID-19 Waivers Being Used By PHA

The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) releases public notice of HUD waivers utilized during COVID-19 pandemic. HUD-Issued COVID-19 Waivers The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has issued a series of waivers which PHAs may utilize to adopt public housing and housing choice voucher (section 8) program operations to the COVID-19 emergency. The most […]

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