We’re On a Mission

West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation (WEHDC) is a private, not-for-profit organization incorporated in 1970. The key components of our mission are: Enabling Home Ownership, Community Engagement and Economic Development. The mission of West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation is to promote the development of healthy, sustainable communities through housing services to help individuals and neighborhoods meet their affordable housing needs in …

Building Community

At West Elmwood, we provide an array of services and community building opportunities to the West End community, as well as the city of Providence and the state of Rhode Island. With a board comprised of residents, professionals, and stakeholders West Elmwood works to meet the needs of the community and create opportunities locally. There are many different ways you …

Register For Our Classes

Our home ownership team provides classes in financial literacy (how to manage money), home buyer education, landlord training, and more. Our classes include: First-Time Homebuyer Course ($75 registration fee): This four-session course is designed to educate and prepare individuals for the home buying process. Topics covered in this course include but are not limited to: understanding credit, working with lenders, …