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Access the following resources as early as possible to avoid an eviction. HUD is here to help. You can find more information https://www.hud.gov/rent_relief and you can also reach out to our local Rhode Island Field Office (401) 277-8300.

United Way 2-1-1 Rhode Island 24/7 social and human services helpline
RI Legal Services www.rils.org (401) 274-2652
RI Commission for Human Rights Phone: (401) 222-2661, Fax: (401) 222-2616, TTY (Relay RI): (401) 222-2664
RI Landlord Tenant Handbook
Rhode Island Center for Justice: (401) 491-1101
(specifically serves tenants who are undocumented or do not have legal status)

Federal Eviction Prevention Resources

Other Eviction Prevention Resources

Emergency Housing Vouchers through CoC

Check the availability of vouchers locally by contacting the Homeless Coordinated Entry System (CES) at (401) 277-4316.

Know Your Fair Housing Rights