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
“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
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
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
PHA now accepting public comments on the proposed FY19 Annual Plan Revisions. The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) will conduct a public comment period for a revision to its FY 2019 Annual Plan beginning on October 25 and ending on December 9, 2019 during business hours, 8:30am-4:30pm at 100 Broad Street, 2nd Floor, Providence, RI 02903.
According to the National Fire Department Registry, there were 2 home fire fatalities reported in Rhode Island throughout 2017 – seemingly outlining little need for fire safety and prevention at the PHA. Only 2.7% of all calls for service in RI were related to fire in 2017, which was lower than the national average of
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “the single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year.” The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) has partnered with Lifespan and Walgreens to host flu shot clinics at our elderly high rises and will also host health fairs at all family