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Author: Eli Makovetsky

Get the Facts on the Airbnb and Housing Market Conflict

Get the Facts on the Airbnb and Housing Market Conflict

The Airbnb housing market allows homeowners to rent out their apartments without the regulations of a hotel. People who support Airbnb say that the business creates tourism and supports our communities. However, research below reveals that Airbnb may cause more harm than good when it comes to affordable housing.   Airbnb housing market conflict in… READ MORE

Rhode Island Housing Development Can Tackle Cost of Living

Rhode Island Housing Development Can Tackle Cost of Living

  If you’re renting in Rhode Island, you’re probably running on empty. The state of affordable housing in RI is dire. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development defines “cost burdened” as families who pay more than 30% of their income for housing. By this definition, 51% of Rhode Island housing renters are affected…. READ MORE

Heroica Construction Celebrates Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Graduation

Heroica Construction Celebrates Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Graduation

“The backbone of Rhode Island is small business,” said Governor Gina Raimondo in the recently unveiled Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses – Rhode Island video. On Monday, June 12th, Heroica Construction President Jhonny Leyva and a class of almost 60 small business owners graduated the first Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program in Rhode Island. The… READ MORE