General Housing Assistance

This page has been developed to assist Rhode Island residents with their housing and emergency assistance needs.  Below is information and links on key agencies and programs designed to assist persons in specific areas. 

General Assistance

Dial: 211 on your phone (Human Services Hotline) - a 24 hour service supported by United Way of Rhode Island which provides information on available resources/referral.


Rental Assistance / Eviction Resources


Foreclosure/Homeownership Retention Assistance


Lead Based Paint Hazards


General Housing Locator Services

HomeLocatorRI.net - A free resources to help persons find housing (rental & homeownership) in Rhode Island which fits their needs and budget.  Property owners and managers throughout the State can post their listings at any time.