HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING

Rep. Mark J. Hashem, Chair

Rep. Jo Jordan, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 02, 2015

TIME:

8:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 25

Status

RELATING TO DISCRIMINATION.

Prohibits discrimination in the rental of real property based on lawful source of income.

 

HSG, CPC/JUD

HB 33

Status

RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.

Allows landlord to collect actual cost of application screening fee from prospective tenant. Requires landlord to refund application screening fee if landlord does not obtain report. Requires landlord to provide copy of report to applicant.

 

HSG, CPC, FIN

HB 277

Status

RELATING TO INFRASTRUCTURE.

Allows counties to use community facilities districts as a method for repayment of infrastructure development loans administered by the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation to help support infrastructure for affordable housing developments.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 278

Status

RELATING TO THE DWELLING UNIT REVOLVING FUND.

Authorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation, upon request by a county, to establish and operate for the county, a county affordable housing subaccount within the Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 767

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Clarifies trespassing in the second degree at Hawaii public housing authority housing projects as a nonresident who enters or remains on the property unlawfully or without authorization. Requires the Hawaii public housing authority to post signs notifying trespassers of illegal entry.

 

HSG, JUD

HB 768

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Expands the Hawaii public housing authority's authority to dispose of property seized, abandoned or remaining upon eviction in and around federal, elder or elderly, or state low-income housing projects.

 

HSG, JUD, FIN

HB 829

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

Authorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to facilitate the development of affordable housing as part of transit-oriented development by making grants-in-aid to counties to expedite permit processing by using third party review programs. Appropriates funds.

 

HSG, WAL, FIN

HB 932

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Exempts from state civil service, persons hired or contracted to repair and maintain vacant state housing units. Effective June 30, 2015.

 

HSG, LAB, FIN

HB 936

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Expands the Hawaii Public Housing Authority's authority to dispose of property seized, abandoned, or remaining in federal, elder or elderly, or state low-income housing projects, including property remaining upon eviction.

 

HSG, JUD, FIN

HB 283

Status

RELATING TO A GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTION FOR MIXED-USE HOUSING PROJECTS.

Establishes an exemption from general excise taxes for the development of mixed-use projects incorporating affordable housing units on state or county lands.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 445

Status

RELATING TO TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.

Offers loan guarantees to encourage affordable housing as part of transit-oriented development.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 705

Status

RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.

Reclassifies various housing loan special funds as revolving funds and repeals the fee simple residential revolving fund, as recommended by the auditor in auditor's report no. 14-13.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 827

Status

RELATING TO A MIXED-USE RESIDENTIAL PROJECT.

Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and the appropriation of funds for the planning, design, and construction of the mixed-use project at 902 Alder Street including a juvenile services center.

 

HSG, JUD, FIN

HB 906

Status

RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR CERTIFIED OR APPROVED HOUSING PROJECTS.

Ensures that certain eligible housing projects will remain affordable for certain minimum periods to be certified for exemption from general excise taxes.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 735

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Establishes graduated requirements for the provision of reserved housing as a condition of development permits for multi-family dwelling units within the jurisdiction of the Hawaii Community Development Authority on a lot greater than 20,000 gross square feet based on the sales price of units within the development.

 

HSG, WAL, FIN

HB 142

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING ON HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.

Makes permanent provisions for affordable housing credits on Hawaiian home lands.

 

HSG, OMH, FIN

HB 345

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Imposes a conveyance tax on the conveyance of a controlling interest of an entity that has an interest in real property in the State. Applies to conveyances occurring after 06/30/2015. Effective 07/01/2015.

 

HSG, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Chair