Developing home ownership opportunities is another way that NWBRV makes affordable housing available throughout Northern RI. Scattered throughout the region, these single family affordable homes feature great designs in great neighborhoods. Whenever possible, the homes include green features such as solar panels, Energy Star appliances, and water conserving fixtures.
- Woodridge Estates in the Fairmount neighborhood of Woonsocket: This development is a new subdivision including public improvements, utilities, and roadways with 13 acres of land trusted property designated as conservation land. Completed between 2002 and 2005, the development cost $4.5 million to complete. There are 13 duplex-style homes built totaling 26 affordable homeownership opportunities. The property abuts the Rhodes Avenue Conservation Area.
- Marian Lane Subdivision in the Bernon neighborhood of Woonsocket: One of NWBRV’s first developments was this new subdivision including public improvements, utilities, and roadways. Completed in 1996, the development cost $1.2 million to complete and provided 9 affordable homeownership opportunities.
- Darwin Avenue and Villa Nova Streets in the Globe and Bernon neighborhoods of Woonsocket: These developments created new subdivisions including public improvements, utilities, and roadways. Completed in 1992, the developments cost $650,000 to complete. There were 6 affordable condos provided through the projects.
- Front Street in the Bernon neighborhood of Woonsocket: This home, completed in 2009, features green design elements such as solar panels and was built in partnership with students at the Woonsocket Area Career and Technical Center.