Rhode Islanders will vote on November 8 on Question 7: an affordable housing bond of $50 million. If you support healthy housing, vote yes on Question 7 to support affordable housing! more information is here and below.
- Investing $50 million in the construction of 800 affordable homes and apartments will help thousands of Rhode Island families, seniors, and veterans struggling to make ends meet in this difficult economy.
- About half of renter households cannot affordably rent an average-priced 2-bedroom apartment in any Rhode Island city or town.
- Half of Rhode Island renters, 33% of home owners with a mortgage, and 20% of home owners without a mortgage are considered cost burdened, meaning after paying for housing costs there’s little money left over to pay for basic living needs.