Authors

Chester Smolski

Document Type

Article

Themes

City Planning

Comments

Providence house prices not a reason to drop the residency requirement.

Abstract

"When Providence voters approved a home rule charter in 1980, they took a major step forward in choosing their own destiny, rather than relying on the General Assembly to approve many of their actions. To implement the resulting changes, the date for full compliance of the charter was set at 1983. And since that time, newly hired city workers are required to live in Providence."