January 27, 2022

Veteran Preference Lottery Drawing at Tonight's City Council Meeting

Home at Below Market Rent Given Away Tonight


East Providence Mayor Bob DaSilva, together with the city’s Community Development Office, has launched a lottery for a single-family home at below market rent that will give preference to one deserving veteran or veteran family. The lottery drawing will be held tonight Dec. 17, 2019 during the City Council meeting.


•East Providence Mayor Bob DaSilva

•East Providence City Council Members

•David DosReis, Rhode Island Office of Veteran Affairs Case Worker

•Community Development Director David Bachrach

•Members of the Public

WHAT: The newly renovated, one-bedroom home has an open-space feel and features newly installed hardwood floors, windows and lighting fixtures. The home also boasts new kitchen appliances and bathroom fixtures. The home, located at 47 Payette St., is centrally located near the high school, senior center and shops and restaurants. There is also off-street parking available.

This project is funded through the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department through their Community Development Block Grant Program.

WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019

TIME: 7 p.m.

WHERE: East Providence City Council Chambers

To view a video tour of the home, please visit our city’s website at www.eastprovidence.com and the City of East Providence – Office of the Mayor Facebook Page.

Keys to 47 Payette St. will be presented to the veteran or recipient on Dec. 23, 2019.


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