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Job Fair Nov 1 2018

Autumn Job Fair on November 1st

The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) will host an Autumn Job Fair on Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at 40 Laurel Hill Avenue in Providence. If you are interested in employment opportunities, the Fair will provide you with a chance to meet a variety of employers currently hiring for full, part-time, and […]

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PHA Executive Director, Melissa Sanzaro, cuts the ribbon to officially open the Workforce Success Closet.

Workforce Success Closet

The grand opening of the Workforce Success Closet was held on Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at the Thomas J. Anton Community Center – located in the Hartford Park family development at 50 Laurel Hill Avenue.   The Closet is an extension of our workforce development programs and is designed to provide proper professional attire for participants […]

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JUMP Bikes on Broadway Providence

JUMP Bike Share & A Special Offer for PHA Residents

The City of Providence has become the latest city to establish a bicycle share program.  The program offers reduced cost bicycle rentals to PHA residents throughout the City and adds a much needed new resource to the transportation landscape for low-income workers.   On September 6th, the bright red JUMP bikes, 400 in total, finally reached […]

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Citizens Bank Volunteers Paint Hartford Park Murals

On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, fifty volunteers from Citizens Bank gathered at the Providence Housing Authority’s (PHA) Hartford Park development.  It was a rainy day but that didn’t stop the volunteers from beautifying the Wayland Street area of the property. According to the Citizen’s Bank website, they “believe that investing in the communities where we [...]
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Food on the Move Mobile Markets at the PHA

On Thursday, September 6th, the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) joined with community partners to host a community breakfast celebrating the Food on the Move program. The event featured a healthy assortment of fresh fruits, pastries, and quiches and a brief speaking program, after which the mobile produce market was open for shoppers to enjoy the […]

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Melissa Sanzaro Providence Housing Authority

PBN: Five Questions With Melissa Sanzaro

By Mary MacDonald – February 9, 2018 3:22 am Melissa Sanzaro | Executive director, Providence Housing Authority 1. What is the Providence Housing Authority footprint for housing, and how has that changed over the past 10 years? The Providence Housing Authority is the largest public housing authority in the state, managing more than 2,600 units of public housing and […]

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