STAND. COM. REP. NO. 966

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2023

 

RE: H.B. No. 360

H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-Second State Legislature

Regular Session of 2023

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 360, H.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HOUSING,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to extend the deadline for a county council to take action on an affordable housing project's application from forty-five days to an unspecified number of days after receipt of the proposed project's preliminary plans and specifications from the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from one member of the Honolulu City Council and two individuals. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from the Affordable Housing Connections LLC dba AHC Hawaii, Housing Hawaii's Future, and one individual. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation.

 

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 H.B. No. 360, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair