Housing and Mortgage Finance Corporation, Rhode Island

Contact Information

Marilena Dicristofano
(401) 457-1234

44 Washington St., Providence, RI, 02903
(401) 457-1234
(401) 457-1136
[email protected]


As the State's housing finance agency, RIHousing provides critical financing and resources to offer housing options to Rhode Islanders. The corporation’s housing investments create jobs and spur economic development while meeting the housing demands of our growing and changing population. Since its inception, the corporation has invested hundreds of millions of dollars into the Rhode Island economy, financed the development of desperately needed affordable apartments and helped thousands of Rhode Islanders purchase their first home.
RIHousing provides loans, grants, education and assistance to help Rhode Islanders find, rent, buy, build and keep a good home. Services include mortgage origination, homebuyer counseling, homeowner and rental assistance, lead hazard remediation, development financing and the preservation of affordable housing. Every dollar the corporation generates is invested back into helping Rhode Islanders, advancing Rhode Island’s economy and enhancing the capacity of the corporation.

Title Name Phone Number Email
Executive Director Carol Ventura (401) 457-1129 [email protected]
Deputy Executive Director James Comer 4014571190 [email protected]
CFO Kara Lachapelle (401)-457-1170 [email protected]
Chief Operating Officer Lisa Primiano (401)-457-1148 [email protected]
Assistant Deputy Director of Loan Servicing Leslie McKnight (401)-457-1184 [email protected]
Director of Leased Housing and Rental Services Mr. Micahel DiChiaro 14014571274 [email protected]
Director of Homeownership & Customer Service Peter Pagonis (401)-457-1152 [email protected]
Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer Christine Hunsinger (401)-450-1312 [email protected]
General Counsel Corinne Myers 401-277-1552 [email protected]
Director of Real Estate Development Anne Berman 401-457-1269 [email protected]

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