The Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission administers programs to help owners meet the costs of maintaining their historic properties. Programs include tax incentives, preservation easements, and low-interest loans. Also, preservation architects on the Commission staff help owners to plan their projects and make sure that the work meets preservation standards.
For commercial and income-producing uses, RIHPHC adminsters two tax credit programs for owners who rehabilitate their properties according to preservation guidelines:
RI Commerce Corporation adminsters a tax credit that can be used for the rehabilitation of historic structures:
Other RIHPHC incentives include: