September 27, 2020

Rhode Island Local HUD Field Offices and Contact Information

To find your local HUD Field Office location, or to find out how to contact them directly, click: Keep Reading… To return to the main Rhode Island HUD Housing Guide page, click here: Rhode Island HUD Housing Guide Still Have Questions? If you still have questions about Rhode Island HUD Housing that you have [...]

Rhode Island HUD Homes for Sale

Almost anyone can buy a HUD home. For more information on buying a home in Rhode Island, you may wish to seek out home buyer counseling services. To find a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency in Rhode Island visit: Before you begin your search for a HUD home, it should be noted that HUD [...]

Rhode Island HUD Senior Housing Resources

If you are a senior citizen seeking affordable housing options, Rhode Island HUD may have a resource to help you fulfill your housing needs: • The Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program allows seniors to convert their home equity into cash by using what is commonly called a reverse mortgage. The amount that may be [...]

Rhode Island HUD Utility Bill Assistance Program

If due to financial hardship you need help paying your utility bills in Rhode Island, you have several options available to you: • Your Local Utility Provider is a valuable resource in your time of financial need. In addition to amending your payment plan, your utility provider may also be able to inform you of [...]

Rhode Island HUD Foreclosure Avoidance Programs

Should your financial situation change due to the loss of employment, a divorce, extreme medical expenses, an increase in taxes, an increase in mortgage or other reasons, you may wish to take advantage of the foreclosure avoidance services that Rhode Island HUD provides. Examples of these services are: • Repayment Plans: This option is generally [...]

Rhode Island HUD Voucher Program (Section 8)

The Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Program, also known as Rhode Island Section 8, is a federal assistance program administered by the state that helps individuals on a low income with the payment of their rent. Rhode Island Section 8 program participants are responsible for finding their own housing and contributing a percentage of their [...]

Rhode Island HUD Home Repair Programs

Rhode Island HUD offers an option for those seeking to repair and rehabilitate aging, single family properties. Known as Section 203(k), this home repair assistance program offers a solution that helps both borrowers and lenders. This is achieved by insuring a single, long term, fixed or adjustable rate loan that covers both the acquisition and [...]

Rhode Island HUD Home Ownership Assistance Programs

If you are seeking to purchase a home, but do not have the financial resources to do so, Rhode Island HUD may have a program that will assist you: • Rhode Island FHA Loans are a government mortgage program that is insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Rhode Island FHA loans have been particularly [...]

Rhode Island HUD Housing Programs

The Rhode Island HUD Housing Program is a part of the federal government Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which was established in 1965 to create policies for housing and city expansion. Currently, Rhode Island HUD’s primary mission is to enforce fair housing laws in order to create a more suitable living environment for [...]