Community Development

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The City's Community development program is responsible for community and economic development programming and activities.

These activities generally include expanding commercial base, creating employment opportunities, economic development contract monitoring, budget control, compliance with state and federal regulations, administration of the housing rehabilitation loan program, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) administration (grant application, project development, fiscal management, and supervision of activities, programs and sub-grant accomplishments). For more information about Rhode Island's CDBG Program click HERE.

The City supports enhanced Community development opportunities through the following initiatives:

     blue-bullet-point-e1355483891225 Hillside Avenue Improvements

     blue-bullet-point-e1355483891225 John H. Chafee Boulevard Redevelopment

     blue-bullet-point-e1355483891225 Maple Avenue Improvements

     blue-bullet-point-e1355483891225 Newport Heights Project Infrastructure

     blue-bullet-point-e1355483891225 North End Redevelopment

     blue-bullet-point-e1355483891225 Washington Square Historic Restoration

Please see the Projects Homepage


Director of Civic Investment: Paul Carroll

                                           (401) 845-5450




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