• Research, Evaluation, and Best Practices

Regional Analysis of Impediments (RAI) for Rhode Island


Date Published: August 2015


This Regional Analysis of Impediments (Regional AI) for Rhode Island examines the dynamics of the housing market from a fair housing and equal access perspective. It recommends administrative and programmatic actions to address barriers in private and government-assisted housing, not only for protected classes but others who have faced barriers in the marketplace. The Regional AI also addresses other issues that affect housing access like, zoning, lead paint, discrimination and the marketing of homes for sale or rent. It promotes initiatives that facilitate equal access to housing.

Keywords: RI; regional planning; fair housing; AFFH

Resource Links

Tags: SCI

Disclaimer: All peer approved resources shared on the HUD Exchange have been provided by the organization that developed them. The documents have not been reviewed by HUD or its contractors for applicability, legality, or compliance with federal statutory and regulatory guidelines. The posting of these documents on the HUD Exchange is not intended as an endorsement of the documents by HUD or any of its contractors.

Please bear in mind that these documents were created by organizations based on their specific needs and objectives, and they may reflect local laws and policies. Grantees and their partners should go through their own process to develop policies and corresponding procedures that are appropriate locally and that are compliant with federal, state, and local law.

Author Organization
  • State of Rhode Island
Resource Approver
  • Peer Approved