Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Full Resource Name:

Washington County Community Development Corporation

471 Main Street
Wakefield, RI 02879

(401) 789-9090

https://www.washingtoncountycdc.org/

Description:

Washington County Community Development Corporation provides decent affordable housing for residents of Washington County.

Programs:
Home Repair Program - WC CDC manages the popular Home Repair program for all towns in Washington County, as well as West Greenwich and Exeter. This program provides grants and loans to income eligible home owners. These grants and loans are intended to ensure folks remain in their homes by performing reasonable and necessary repairs. We focus on code violations, health and safety issues, and any other repairs needed to maintain a healthy safe and sanitary dwelling. Help with roof, window, electric, plumbing and structural repairs that are necessary for your health and safety. Septic and well replacement programs are also available.

Housing Preservation Grants - WC CDC provides grants awarded through USDA Rural Development. These grants supplement the CDBG Home Repair Program in rural towns in Washington County.

CDBG Management - WC CDC manages the Community Development Block Grants for 9 Towns. These grants are utilized by non profits throughout the region to provide services and /or improve public facilities. WC CDC services include: Applications, State Contracts, Environmental Reviews, Sub recipient contracts, Payments, Reporting and Documentation, Affordable Housing Development. WC CDC has developed 124 units of affordable housing since 2005, by either partnering with another non profit or on our own.

Property Management - WC CDC manages our own affordable rental properties, maintaining compliance
Marketing of Apartments, Tenant Selection, Tenant Leasing, Rent Collection, Annual Tenant Re-certifications, Annual Agency Reviews, Cost Effective Preventive Maintenance of Apartments, Apartment Inspections, 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance Services, Annual Agency Reviews of Apartments

Primary Services:

General Information

Eligibility:

Washington County residents

Is Shelter?

No

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