Our mission is to promote, preserve and increase affordable housing opportunities in Rhode Island.
Formerly known as the Statewide Housing Action Coalition (SHAC), the Housing Action Coalition of Rhode Island was formed in 1991. The Housing Action Coalition of Rhode Island is a non-profit advocacy group that works to develop, maintain, and secure affordable living situations for low-income residents of Rhode Island. Our work includes:
Outreach: Going to areas in Rhode Island to distribute literature about resources and laws that effect low-income residents of Rhode Island.
Organizing: Bringing together tenants to form a unified voice to assure safe, appropriate housing.
Education: Informing residents of Rhode Island of their rights as tenants and homeowners.: Encouraging the government to implement better housing laws for Rhode Island residents.
Lobbying: Encouraging the government to implement better housing laws for Rhode Island residents.