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2nd Phase Special Operations Plan Issued

Providence Housing urges ongoing and increased resident and community vigilance to protect vulnerable residents as it releases the 2nd phase of its Emergency Operations Plan with ongoing efforts to keep public housing communities safe.   A Statement on 2nd Phase of Operation Plan by PHA Director Melissa Sanzaro “As we complete our seventh week of emergency […]

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Emergency Food Boxes for Public Housing Authority Seniors

“When this crisis first began, it was immediately clear that our residents would need food and emergency supplies. Our seniors and disabled high-rise residents became our first priority as we knew that the best way to keep them safe was to help them to shelter in place.” ~ Melissa Sanzaro, Executive Director Providence Housing Authority […]

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Board of Commissioners Meeting April 30, 2020

On Thurday, April 30, 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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Board of Commissioners Special Meeting 4/1/2020

A special meeting of Providence Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners will be held via conference call on Wednesday, April 1st at 5:30 PM. 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 online communications due […]

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Special Operations Plan Issued for PHA, Asking Tenants and Guests to Suspend High Rise Visits

Providence Housing Issuing Special Operations Plan in light of COVID-19 Pandemic, Asking Tenants and Guests to Suspend High Rise Visits for Safety of Residents A Statement from Providence Housing Authority Director Melissa Sanzaro “Amid growing concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) is taking the necessary precautions to maintain the health and […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates from the PHA

The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) is taking action to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We want to do everything we can to protect our residents, PHA staff, and others in our community. We are closely following the recommendations of public health agencies like the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and […]

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Opening of the Project Based Waiting List

A public notice alerting the public to the availability of the project based program waiting list for developments throughout the City of Providence. The Opening of the Providence Housing Authority Project Based Program Waiting List The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) is pleased to announce the opening of its Project Based waiting list. This list is […]

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Governor Signs Non-compete Bill at Chad Brown

Non-compete clauses in employment contracts with low-wage workers impacts upward mobility and their ability to negotiate for higher wages or improved working conditions.  That is why, on October 31, 2019, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimundo signed the Rhode Island Noncompetition Agreement Act (H6019/S0698) at Chad Brown’s Tavares Center. The Center is a polling place and […]

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