HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.R. NO.

23

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2002

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 
   


HOUSE RESOLUTION

 

requesting the auditor to study manufactured housing in Hawaii and to determine whether the state of hawaii should become the state administrative agencY and the in plant inspection agent.

 

 

WHEREAS, it is the policy of the State to promote affordable housing and home ownership for residents; and

WHEREAS, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has developed regulations for manufactured housing in 24 C.F.R. 3282, which is known as the Manufactured Home Procedural and Enforcement Regulations; and

WHEREAS, among Hawaii's residents, Hawaiians and native Hawaiians in particular find it difficult to afford to buy homes that uses the more costly conventional building techniques; and

WHEREAS, the use of manufactured housing parts are available in Hawaii because these parts are manufactured in Hawaii for the housing industry; now, therefore,

BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the Twenty-first Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 2002, that the Auditor is respectfully requested to:

(1) Investigate whether the State of Hawaii should become the State Administrative Agency and the In Plant Inspection Agency; and

(2) Develop legislation for the regulation of manufactured housing in Hawaii that is consistent with the standards set forth in the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development's Part 3282, Manufactured Home Procedural and Enforcement Regulations;

and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Auditor submit its findings and recommendations including suggested proposed legislation, to the Legislature at least 20 days before the convening of the Regular Session of 2003; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a certified copy of this Resolution be transmitted to the Auditor.

Report Title:

Request the Auditor to study regulation of manufactured housing.