Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Education, Health
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; New initiatives; Finance policy and financial aid; Aid distributed to community groups
Level of Jurisdiction: Rhode Island
Lead People/Agency: Governor Raimondo, Brown University
Overview: RI partnered with Brown University to provide free housing to front line workers of the pandemic. This was done in response to medical workers reaching out to Governor Raimondo with concerns of potentially infecting their families at home when returning from work.
Full details here: https://turnto10.com/news/local/back-to-business-in-ri
Type of Justification: Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)
Source of Evidence or Justification: medical workers
Evidence/Justification: Medical workers reached out to Governor Raimondo with concerns of potentially infecting their families at home when returning from work, thus motivating the governor to secure free housing for the workers.