THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2647

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2020

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 356D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"356D-   Landlord incentive program special fund; established. (a) There is established in the state treasury the landlord incentive program special fund into which shall be deposited all appropriations made by the legislature to the special fund, grants, gifts, and interest on moneys therein.

(b) The landlord incentive program special fund shall be administered by the authority. Moneys in the special fund shall be used to reimburse land owners who participate in the section 8 housing choice voucher program to cover repair costs of tenant-caused property damage when the repair costs exceed the tenant's security deposit."

SECTION 2. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $450,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2020-2021 to be deposited into the landlord incentive program special fund.

SECTION 3. There is appropriated out of the landlord incentive program special fund the sum of $450,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2020-2021 for the landlord incentive program.

The sum appropriated shall be expended by the Hawaii public housing authority for the purposes of this Act.

SECTION 4. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 5. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2020.

 


 


 

Report Title:

Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Landlord Incentive Program Special Fund; Appropriation

 

Description:

Establishes the landlord incentive program special fund to reimburse land owners who participate in the section 8 housing choice voucher program for repair costs of tenant-caused property damage when the repair costs exceed the tenant's security deposit. Makes an appropriation. (SD1)

 

 

 

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