THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND HOUSING

Senator Norman Sakamoto, Chair

Senator Michelle Kidani, Vice Chair

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 9, 2009

TIME:

1:15 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 225

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D    A G E N D A

 

SB 1161

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT.

Clarifies the term "credit period" for the purposes of the low income housing tax credit.

 

EDH, WAM

SB 1118

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO LOW-INCOME HOUSING.

Provides additional incentives for the development of affordable housing by increasing the low-income housing tax credit from a one-time credit of fifty per cent to a one hundred per cent credit taken over five years.

 

EDH, WAM

SB 184

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.

Reduces the period over which state low-income housing tax credits are taken from 10 years to 5 years.

 

EDH, WAM

SB 278

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO LOW-INCOME HOUSING.

Enhances the low-income housing tax credit along the lines of the high technology business investment tax credit.

 

EDH, WAM

SB 188

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Requires a percentage of state conveyance and excise taxes to be paid into the rental housing trust fund.

 

EDH, WAM

SB 1294

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.

Appropriates funds for the purpose of expenditures by the Hawaii public housing authority to make required repairs and renovations at public housing facilities to ensure compliance with state and federal law.

 

EDH, WAM

SB 755

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Authorizes the Hawaii community development authority to process an application for subdivision and consolidation of land for a planned development project with at least twenty per cent of the total number of dwelling units in the project reserved for sale or rental to qualified persons as determined by the authority.

 

EDH, WTL

SB 757

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Authorizes the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation to establish a shelter in place pilot program to provide a subsidy, including grants, loans, and no-interest loans, to low- and moderate-income homeowners and renters that are at risk of losing their home or rental due to a job loss or loss of work hours; appropriates moneys.

 

EDH, WAM

SB 862

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Enables the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation to more easily collect the value of shared appreciation equity and other restrictions when an affordable housing property is publicly sold through a foreclosure.  Requires written notification of intent to foreclose on properties encumbered by such priority liens.

 

EDH, WAM

SB 442

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.

Authorizes the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation to grant funds to affordable housing developers to contract for third-party review and certification to expedite the process and issuance of building permits for an affordable housing project that is part of a transit oriented development; appropriates moneys for the grants.

 

EDH, WAM

SB 863

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Makes necessary housekeeping amendments to chapter 201H, Hawaii Revised Statutes; authorizes the imposition of service fees to recoup program administrative expenses.

 

EDH, WAM

SB 1072

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO CUSTOMER SERVICE.

Appropriates funds for the ombudsman to develop and implement a pilot program using informed customers to investigate customer service at the Hawaii public housing authority.

 

EDH, WAM

[Measure added on 02-06-09]

SB 535

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

Prohibits possession of open liquor containers in public housing common areas and on streets and sidewalks.

 

EDH, JGO

[Measure added on 02-06-09]

SB 1121

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

Requires a portion of housing units in residential developments constructed with state assistance, on land purchase or leased from the State and on land located in a community development district, to be sold pursuant to restrictions that ensure continued affordability over time.

 

EDH, WTL

[Measure added on 02-06-09]

SB 1119

        Testimony

        Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

Provides incentives for the production of affordable housing by authorizing the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation and the Hawaii community development authority to transfer development rights and credits; requires conditions to be established by rule.

 

EDH, WTL

[Measure added on 02-06-09]

                                                             

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

FOR AMENDED HEARING NOTICES:  If the notice is an amended notice, measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored.  If there is a measure that is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

Persons wishing to testify should submit testimony in one of the following ways by 4:00 p.m. the day prior to the hearing:

 

·         By Email:  Testimony may be emailed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Committee at EDHTestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov .  Please indicate the measure, date and time of the hearing. Email sent to individual offices or any other Senate office will not be accepted.

 

·         By Web: Testimony may be submitted online if less than 4MB in size, at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony.

 

·         In person:  1 copy of their testimony to the committee clerk, Room 230, State Capitol.

 

·         By fax:  Testimony may be faxed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Office at 586-6659 or 1-800-586-6659 (toll free for neighbor islands), at least 24 hours prior to the hearing.  When faxing, please indicate to which committee the testimony is being submitted and the date and time of the hearing.

 

Please note:  If you submit your written testimony after 4:30 p.m. the day prior to the hearing, please sign-in at the staff table to testify orally.  A copy of your testimony may not be available during the hearing but will be posted online for the public after the hearing. 

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids or services to participate in the public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the committee clerk 24 hours prior to the hearing so arrangements can be made.

 

Please note:  All testimony received by the Hawaii Senate will be posted on the Hawaii Legislature's Website.  Documents made available through the Testimony hyperlink(s) above may not be posted until the start of the hearing.

 

Public Folder.  A folder labeled “Public Folder” containing the measures and testimonies for the hearing will be available for shared use by members of the public.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 586-6842.

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Norman Sakamoto

Chair