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Date

Winter 12-1971

Description

An example of HUD Section 235 housing in South Providence. The HUD Section 235 program was developed to aid lower income families by use of mortgage subsidy payments. The neighborhood has traditionally been home to low-income families and immigrant populations. As of 1990, median income in the area was $18,887, with 30.1% of families living below the poverty level.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lower_South_Providence,_Providence,_Rhode_Island

http://findamortgage.com/online.resource/hud.section.235.assistance.program.asp

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This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Subject Headings

Housing -- Low-income Housing -- Rhode Island -- Providence;

Country Name

United States

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Providence

Keywords

Providence; Rhode Island; low-income housing; poor;

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