HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING

Rep. Tom Brower, Chair

Rep. Scot Z. Matayoshi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

TIME:

9:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 543

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

Directs the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to immediately initiate negotiations with the owners of the Front Street Apartments affordable housing project to acquire the property. Requires the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to exercise its power of eminent domain if an agreement with the owners cannot be reached within a reasonable time. Requires report to Legislature. Appropriates funds.

 

HSG, JUD, FIN

HB 1244

Status

RELATING TO RENTAL DISCRIMINATION.

Prohibits discrimination, including in advertisements for available rental units, based on receipt of income from a housing assistance program, or requirements related to participation in housing assistance programs, in rental transactions and requirements.

 

HSG, CPC, JUD

HB 820

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Appropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget of agencies under the purview of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Housing.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 1408

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION BUDGET.

Appropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget of the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation, which is under the purview of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Housing.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 1373

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY BUDGET.

Appropriates additional funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to establish new positions and for operating costs for Rental Housing Services (HMS 220) and Rental Assistance Services (HMS 222) under the purview of the House Standing Committee on Housing.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 1479

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Restricts sales of residential condominiums developed with state investment within a transit-oriented area to only owner-occupants for 60 days after the initial date of sale for the project.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 365

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Repeals the exemption of the Hawaii Public Housing Authority from certain administrative supervision by its board of directors regarding personnel matters.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 1458

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Makes an appropriation for the state rent supplement program.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 1349

Status

RELATING TO RESERVED HOUSING.

Prohibits the satisfaction of a development project's affordable housing requirement in a Community Development District through a cash payment in lieu of providing reserved housing.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 800

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

Establishes an income tax credit for taxpayers who lease housing to certain low-income tenants.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 799

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes a wind resistive device tax credit for the purchase and installation of wind resistive devices in a non-condominium residential dwelling. Requires the Insurance Commissioner to develop and determine the requirements for the wind resistive devices and to certify claims for the tax credit. Applies to taxable years after December 31, 2019.

 

HSG, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Tom Brower

Chair