Qualify for Housing Assistance in Rhode Island

There are several federal programs that can help you with affordable housing, whether renting or buying. However, these assistance programs all have eligibility guidelines that must be met.

In order to qualify for low-income housing assistance, you will need to complete an application with your local Public Housing Authority. But before you do, check your state's income limits to verify your eligibility. Below are the income requirements for housing assistance in Rhode Island.

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Newport-Middleton-Portsmouth, RI
30% of Median$17550$20100$22600$25100$27100$29100$31100$33150
Very Low Income$29300$33500$37650$41850$45200$48550$51900$55250
Providence-Fall River, RI-MA
30% of Median$15350$17550$19750$21950$23700$25450$27250$29000
Very Low Income$25600$29250$32900$36600$39500$42450$45350$48300
Westerly-Hopkinton-New Shoreham, RI
30% of Median$16200$18500$20850$23150$25000$26850$28700$30550
Very Low Income$27000$30850$34700$38550$41650$44700$47800$50900