STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1975
RE: S.B. No. 1020
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 1020, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO RENTAL ASSISTANCE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority for its Rent Supplement Program to assist families that are at imminent risk of homelessness due to domestic violence to obtain and maintain permanent housing.
Parents And Children Together, Rainbow Family 808, United Church of Christ Transition House, and an individual testified in support of this measure. The Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness, Hawaii Public Housing Authority, Hawaii Kai Homeless Task Force, Catholic Charities Hawai‘i, and Phocused offered comments on this measure.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 1020, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair