More on Housing

Jun 25, 2018

Langevin, Thompson, King Introduce Legislation to Improve Disaster Planning for People with Disabilities

U.S. Representatives Jim Langevin (D-RI), Bennie Thompson (D-MS), and Peter King (R-NY) introduced legislation that would create an advisory committee to improve U.S. emergency preparedness and response planning for people with disabilities.

May 22, 2018

Langevin Opposes Misguided Legislation to Gut Financial Regulations

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement after voting against S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, which passed the House today by a vote of 258-159.

Aug 24, 2017

YouthBuild Preparatory Academy Receives $1.1 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Labor

The Rhode Island Congressional delegation joined Anthony Hubbard, Executive Director of YouthBuild Preparatory Academy, in announcing a $1.1 million grant to provide educational opportunities and career development skills for at-risk Rhode Island students.

Mar 10, 2017

Reps. Reed, Langevin and Sens. Collins, Carper Introduce Legislation to Improve Fire Safety and Preparedness

U.S. Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY) and Jim Langevin (D-RI) and U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Tom Carper (D-DE) introduced the Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act, legislation to encourage building owners to invest in life-saving fire safety upgrades.

Sep 1, 2016

Federal Funding Awarded to RI-Led Partnership to Standardize Home Energy Efficiency Ratings

The RI Congressional delegation announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded funding to Rhode Island’s Office of Energy Resources for an interstate partnership that will help consumers compare home energy efficiency performance.

May 26, 2016

RI to Receive $474,400 for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs

Rhode Island’s federal delegation announced $474,400 in federal funding to support emergency food and shelter programs that serve the hungry and homeless.

Apr 25, 2016

Delegation Announces $100,000 to Help Young Ex-Offenders in Providence Find Housing, Work

The RI Congressional delegation announced $100,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program.

Nov 11, 2015

Langevin Honors Veterans Day

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) honored our nation’s men and women in uniform this Veterans Day, as he announced the reintroduction of the Veterans Homebuyer Accessibility Act.

Feb 26, 2015

RI Delegation Announces $5.6 Million to Improve Disability Housing Assistance

In an effort to ensure that Rhode Islanders with disabilities and special needs have access to affordable rental housing and supportive services, the RI Congressional delegation announced that Rhode Island Housing will receive a federal boost of over $5.6 million.

Oct 21, 2014

Rhode Island to Receive Over $8 Million in Housing Grants

Today U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline announced over $8 million in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funding for the cities of Providence and East Providence.