HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING

Rep. Tom Brower, Chair

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Sean Quinlan

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 16, 2017

TIME:

10:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 911, SD1

(SSCR545)

Status

RELATING TO THE HOUSING LOAN AND MORTGAGE PROGRAM.

Increases the Hula Mae Multifamily Revenue Bond authorization amount. Requires annual reports to the Legislature. (SD1)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 912, SD2

(SSCR821)

Status

RELATING TO THE DOWNPAYMENT LOAN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

Expands the Downpayment Loan Program to provide greater assistance for eligible borrowers to become first-time homebuyers. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 967, SD2

(SSCR639)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Provides that certain areas within Hawaii Public Housing Authority housing projects are closed to the public and requirements for signage notifying trespassers of illegal entry. Amends the offense of criminal trespass in the second degree to permit the prosecution of an unauthorized entry or a violation of a written prohibition to enter into certain housing projects. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD2)

 

HSG, JUD

SB 1210, SD2

(SSCR789)

Status

RELATING TO INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT.

Directs the mayor of each county to designate an officer to oversee any public-private partnerships entered into by the county. Authorizes counties to develop public-private partnerships to construct relief sewers for affordable housing development projects. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 1244, SD2

(SSCR828)

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

Authorizes qualified nonprofit housing trusts to repurchase affordable units developed with government assistance when a government entity waives its first right of refusal to repurchase the unit. Authorizes counties to waive a first right of refusal to repurchase a privately-developed affordable housing unit built pursuant to a unilateral agreement or similar instrument. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 1266, SD2

(SSCR666)

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

Directs HHFDC or any appropriate entity of the State to initiate negotiations to keep the units of the Front Street Apartments on the island of Maui affordable or to acquire the Front Street Apartments property. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSG, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. Tom Brower

Chair