HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

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, February 1, 2018

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2575

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

Establishes a new chapter for rent stabilization. Enumerates unlawful actions, details the process for calculating the maximum monthly rent and yearly increases and surcharges for dwelling units under the jurisdiction of the chapter, and provides for remedies for violations of this chapter.

 

HSG, CPC, JUD

HB 2166

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING VOUCHERS.

Authorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to establish a housing voucher program for full-time classroom teachers employed by the Department of Education or by a public charter school.

 

HSG, EDN, FIN

HB 2327

Status

RELATING TO LANDS CONTROLLED BY THE STATE.

Exempts from legislative approval the sale of the leased fee interest in certain affordable leasehold developments by the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation.

 

HSG, WAL, FIN

HB 2331

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Establishes expedited approvals for affordable housing projects seeking district boundary amendments for land areas of fifteen acres or less under the jurisdiction of the counties, as well as expedited approvals by the Hawaii Community Development Authority.

 

HSG, WAL, FIN

HB 2357

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Creates an eviction process for the Hawaii Public Housing Authority's state low-income housing and state housing for elders programs.

 

HSG, JUD, FIN

HB 2358

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.

Exempts lands to which Hawaii Public Housing Authority holds title from the definition of "public lands" in section 171-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

HSG, WAL, FIN

HB 2451

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING THAT SUPPORTS AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION.

Authorizes the construction of tiny homes for residential use within agricultural districts, on farms that are engaged in agricultural production. Provides that a tiny home shall be subject to county ordinances or permitting requirements that are directly applicable to residential uses of tiny homes in agricultural districts.

 

HSG, WAL, FIN

HB 2554

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING PRODUCTION.

Requires, between fiscal year 2019-2020 and fiscal year 2029-2030, each county to authorize construction for a specified number of new housing units. Reduces the amount of transient accommodations tax revenue the counties receive for failure to meet the requirements. Allows for recoupment of reduction under certain circumstances. Repeals June 30, 2031.

 

HSG, TOU, FIN

HB 2577

Status

RELATING TO BUILDING DESIGN FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

Clarifies that Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation housing projects are exempt from the Disability and Communication Access Board process under section 103-50, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

HSG, JUD, FIN

HB 2632

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING ON AGRICULTURAL LAND.

Establishes standards for dwellings and employee housing on agricultural land. Limits dwellings and employee housing on agricultural land to farmers and immediate family members.

 

HSG, AGR, FIN

HB 2725

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Allows development of affordable housing in agricultural and rural districts if certain conditions are met.

 

HSG, AGR, FIN

HB 2749

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Creates the state sustainable affordable leasehold housing program to authorize the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to enter into ninety-nine year leases of residential condominium units located on state lands with eligible low- and moderate-income households.

 

HSG, WAL, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     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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Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-8574 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Tom Brower

Chair