• Olneyville Housing Timeline

    Olneyville Housing Timeline

    Revisit and remember some of the amazing accomplishments that Olneyville Housing Corporation has been able to achieve over the past 25 years with the support of our wonderful community.
  • Real Estate

    Real Estate

    OHC builds and renovates housing units for purchase by first-time homebuyers or for rental at affordable rates. OHC also seeks to promote economic development through commercial real estate development projects in Olneyville.
  • Stewardship


    Our Stewardship initiative helps to maintain the physical assets of the neighborhood; by caring for these public spaces we have a visible presence in the community – demonstrating that Olneyville is a proud and safe neighborhood.
  • Manton Avenue Community Garden

    Manton Avenue Community Garden

    OHC manages the Manton Ave Community Garden which provides 32 plots to over 20 gardeners to grow food for themselves and their families.
  • Community Building

    Community Building

    OHC believes in resident-led community development. We engage our residents through community events, educational workshops, leadership development, and youth development.


Did you know the Citizens Bank building in Olneyville square is located on the site of the historic “Old Stone Bank” building, originally erected in 1927?

Fact #22: The Providence Institution for Savings, (familiarly known as “The Old Stone Bank”), was a savings bank established in 1819, with its first location at 43 South Main St. After the original structure was burned down in a fire in 1837 (not to worry, all records remained safely stored in a protected safe), the headquarters were moved  to 78 South Main St. and eventually to the gold-domed building at 86 South Main St. (which is still in existence)…

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<b>IN THE NEWS</b>


“Money Watchers: Zombie Foreclosures”

“A chance to change your idea of Olneyville”

Exhibit spotlights voices of Olneyville

Oral History Exhibit at Yellow Peril Gallery

“Brown-hosted summit spotlights social enterprise”

“Cavalry of groups rebuilds community”

“Reviving Olneyville: Providence plan seeks overhaul of public housing”




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Our mission is to work with residents to build a safe, healthy and stable community. We accomplish our mission through the creation and preservation of affordable housing, development of commercial real estate to spur economic development in the neighborhood, individual asset building, as well as community building and organizing.

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<b>RENT OR BUY</b>


Olneyville Housing Corporation has affordable 1- 2- 3- and 4-bedroom apartments available for rent to income-qualified families. We also build and renovate housing units for purchase by qualified first-time homebuyers. Click here to find out how you can rent or purchase your own home.

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