Welcome to OHCD

The mission of the Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) is to provide opportunities for healthy and affordable housing through production, lead hazard mitigation, and the coordination of the homeless system and implementation of the State’s plan to end homelessness.

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Special Announcements

Public Notice

The Office of Housing and Community Development has posted a draft of the proposed Action Plan for HUD’s Recovery Housing Program. The Recovery Housing Program (RHP) allows states and the District of Columbia to provide stable, transitional housing for individuals in recovery from a substance-use disorder. The funding covers a period of not more than two years or until the individual secures permanent housing, whichever is earlier. This document will be available for review beginning today July 26, 2021 on our website at https://ohcd.ri.gov/. Comments will be accepted through 4pm August 12, 2021. Please address comments to Maryrose Mensah, Office of Housing and Community Development, 315 Iron Horse Way, Providence, R.I. 02908, or by email to Maryrose.mensah@doa.ri.gov. For more information, please contact Maryrose Mensah at (401) 222-6844.

Public Notice: Substantial CDBG-CV, HOPWA, HOME Amendment to the 2019 Annual Action Plan.  Comments accepted through noon on July 22.

Notificación Pública: Enmienda Sustancial al Plan Anual de Acción 2019 se aplica a CDBG-CV, HOPWA y HOME. Comentarios aceptados hasta las 12 mediodía del 22 de julio.

Upcoming Meetings

5 PM on Wed. June 3, 2020: Virtual Public Hearing on the ConPlan, Analysis of Impediments, and Annual Action Plan


Housing Resources Commission

Interagency Council on Homelessness

Contact Information