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:

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

TIME:

10:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2293, SD2

(SSCR2918)

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

Directs the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation, or the appropriate state entity, 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 unless certain conditions are met. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSG, LAB, FIN

SB 2402, SD2

(SSCR2889)

Status

RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT.

Specifies that certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code related to at-risk rules and deductions and to passive activity loss do not apply with respect to claims for the state low-income housing tax credit. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 2416, SD2

(SSCR2849)

Status

RELATING TO THE CONVEYANCE TAX.

Increases the rate of real estate conveyance tax for properties with a value of at least $2,000,000. Amends the calculation for the amount of conveyance taxes to be deposited into the rental housing revolving fund. Exempts certain affordable housing developments from conveyance taxes. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 2472, SD2

(SSCR2813)

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Establishes the home ownership housing revolving fund to provide loans and grants for the development of affordable for-sale housing projects. Makes an appropriation into and out of the fund. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 2497, SD1

(SSCR2865)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Requires the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to establish a program to offer insurance policies to landlords who rent to tenants using the section 8 housing choice voucher program. Requires the Authority to report to the Legislature. Appropriates moneys to establish and administer the program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 2531, SD1

(SSCR2906)

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST WITH SPRINKLER RETROFITS.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist not-for-profit private organizations, for-profit private organizations, and public instrumentalities in the retrofitting of low- and moderate-income apartment complexes with sprinkler systems. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HSG, FIN

SB 2783

(SSCR2562)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Prohibits smoking in and around public housing projects and state low-income housing projects under the jurisdiction of the Hawaii Public Housing Authority and in and around elder or elderly housing.

 

HSG, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Tom Brower

Chair