Contact Information

Rhode Island Legal Services
56 Pine Street, Fourth Floor
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 274-2652
(800) 662-5034
Fax: (401) 453-0310
Housing Hotline: Ext. 124

Rhode Island Legal Services
50 Washington Square
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 846-2264
(800) 637-4529
Fax: (401) 848-0383

Stever Fischbach, Esq.


Steve is a public interest attorney specializing in racial justice litigation, advocacy and training. His areas of expertise include siting and preservation of public and subsidized housing, siting of public schools relative to environmental hazards, community reinvestment (including affordable housing development and redevelopment of contaminated sites), environmental justice and capacity building for non-profit advocacy groups. He has extensive experience as trainer for legal services attorneys and community organizations on topics listed above.

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