Be sure to get your tickets for our NWBRV 30th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, June 9th at our newly completed building at 40 South Main in downtown Woonsocket! Click here for more info and tickets!
Don’t pay for tax prep assistance! Rhode Island residents earning $54,000 or less annually can access free tax prep services from local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites. Beginning in January, VITA sites statewide began offering free tax prep assistance. Funded by United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI), the VITA program ensures that those who earn less… Read more ⇒
NWBRV is soliciting for proposals for a Low Income Housing Tax Credit Investor/Limited Partner, Construction Lender for our Greenridge development in Pascoag, RI. Subject Solicitation RFP 10/15-36 for a Low Income Housing Tax Credit Investor/Limited Partner and Construction Lender for the financing of 96 units of affordable rental housing to be developed in the Town of Burrillville,… Read more ⇒
In early June of 2015, NWBRV purchased 68 South Main Street in Woonsocket as part of strategic five year plan to redevelop the Island Place Historic District of Woonsocket. The property, formerly known as “Le Moulin,” or “The Mill” in French, was purchased for $1 million and we have secured a loan from Community Housing… Read more ⇒
We are pleased to announce that work has finally begun on 40 South Main Street in Woonsocket at the site of the former Mulvey’s Hardware Store. We are currently in the demolition stage which includes shoring the property, environmental remediation, and the removal of hazards such as lead and asbestos. An Iconic Gateway The epitome… Read more ⇒
The State of Rhode Island’s Division of Taxation recently awarded NWBRV with just over $1 million in Historic Tax Credits as part of a $6.2 million revitalization project planned in downtown Woonsocket. The award is the first of many needed funding sources committed to the $6.2 million project to bring the former Island Machine Company building back to… Read more ⇒
Located at 130 South Street, the burned and blighted multi-family had been vacant for several years after a devastating fire destroyed the home and the owner was unable to afford the repairs necessary to bring new life into the building. The owners eventually turned the house over to their mortgage holder to avoid foreclosure. It… Read more ⇒
We have been recognized as a NeighborWorks Green Organization for our comprehensive commitment to sustainable operations. To achieve this designation, NWBRV demonstrated adherence to a set of green business practices across its operations and all of its program areas. This is the third consecutive year that NeighborWorks America has recognized member organizations for their efforts to create healthier,… Read more ⇒