HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura, Chair

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Greggor Ilagan

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

TIME:

10:30 A.M.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

HB 525, HD1

(HSCR159)

Status

RELATING TO TEACHER HOUSING.

Clarifies that the Department of Education may construct housing for teachers on a public school campus. Requires that housing units constructed or acquired on a school campus after 6/30/2021, be rented at a low cost or no cost to new teachers employed full-time at that school. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

EDN, HSG, FIN

 


 

DECISION-MAKING

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on February 9, 2021. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 79

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Establishes an affordable homeownership revolving fund within HHFDC to provide loans to nonprofit community development financial institutions and nonprofit housing development organizations for the development of affordable homeownership housing projects. Makes appropriations into and out of the affordable homeownership revolving fund.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 1114

Status

RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.

Repeals or reclassifies certain non-general funds of the Hawaii public housing authority pursuant to the recommendations of the auditor in auditor report no. 21-02.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 1277

Status

RELATING TO AN OFFICE OF THE HOUSING ADVOCATE.

Establishes an office of the housing advocate within the office of the governor.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 328, HD1

(HSCR7)

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.

Allows for the installation of certain energy-efficient technologies on any privately owned single-family residential dwelling or townhouse, with limited restrictions. Requires private entities to adopt rules regarding the placement of those technologies. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

EEP, HSG, FIN

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

Chair