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This is a full report of the research and GIS mapping analysis for communities in Rhode Island that are outside of the state's Urban Service Boundary (areas served by water and sewer infrastructure). “Finding Common Ground Part I explored the rural Growth Centers in the State in order to begin to establish some basis for measuring their potential and relative performance according to the goals of Land Use 2025. Part II examines the relationship between smart growth and affordable (LMI) housing policies. This report was recognized by the Office of Statewide Planning and the RI Chapter of the American Planning Association. This research was made possible by a grant from the Roger Williams University Foundation to Promote Scholarship and Teaching.

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