Permanent Housing Facilities Program Description In addition to rental assistance and housing choice voucher programs, several organizations in RI provide permanent housing specifically to veterans. Services Cost is generally 30% of income. Case management and supportive services vary by facility. Participating Programs Himes-Getchell House 10-bed house for homeless men in Woonsocket. Nickerson House Permanent Housing 10 apartments and a 5-bed long-stay sober male boarding house in Providence. Rarely available. OSDRI Permanent Housing Permanent housing for veterans, including disabled veterans and veterans with families.