HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2023

 

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto, Chair

Rep. Micah P.K. Aiu, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Darius K. Kila

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Lisa Marten

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

 

 

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DATE:

Friday, February 3, 2023

TIME:

9:00AM

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Conference Room 312

State Capitol

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A G E N D A

 

HB 681

Status

RELATING TO STATE BUILDING CODES.

Exempts any code with an official publication date within four years of the prior code publication date from certain adoption requirements.

 

HSG, CPC, FIN

HB 920

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE BUILDING CODE.

Allows the counties to adopt a county building code for single-family dwellings, additional dwellings, duplexes, and non-commercial structures that is distinct from the Hawaii state building codes.

 

HSG, CPC, FIN

HB 753

Status

RELATING TO AN INCOME TAX CREDIT.

Establishes a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for expenses paid to retrofit a residence with wind resistive devices.

 

HSG, CPC, FIN

HB 886

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Eliminates the home mortgage interest deduction for second homes under Hawaii income tax law. Requires the amount of state revenue gained by eliminating the deduction to be deposited into the Rental Housing Revolving Fund.

 

HSG, ECD, FIN

HB 814

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

Requires the counties to adopt ordinances by 7/1/2024 to allow religious institutions, educational institutions, and medical institutions to build housing units on land that the institutions own for purchase in fee simple or use by the institutions, their employees, or their contractors, regardless of current zoning restrictions.

 

HSG, WAL, FIN

HB 1236

Status

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

Allows a bank to invest, in aggregate, up to two per cent of the bank's total assets in limited partnerships, limited liability partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations formed to invest in affordable housing residential properties. Requires approval from the commissioner of financial institutions to exceed this amount.

 

HSG, CPC, FIN

HB 1054

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Establishes the rental deposit loan program and incentives to support development of affordable housing, local renters, third party reviewers, and address government processes to lower housing costs. Appropriates $2,500,000 for each year of the 2023-2025 fiscal biennium for establishment of the rental deposit loan program.

 

HSG, WAL, FIN

HB 1256

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOL CAMPUSES.

Establishes and appropriates moneys for a Maui campus housing pilot program, to be administered by the School Facilities Authority which shall make on-campus housing available to employees at Lahainaluna and Kulanihakoi high schools on the island of Maui. Requires the School Facilities Authority and Department of Education to submit joint reports to the Legislature.

 

HSG, EDN, FIN

HB 1117

Status

RELATING TO TEACHER RENTAL HOUSING.

Authorizes HHFDC to assist DOE in developing teacher housing projects and contract or sponsor a development housing project with any state department or agency. Appropriates funds for deposit into the dwelling unit revolving fund. Requires DOE to lease land and contract with private entities for the development, management, maintenance, or revitalization of teacher housing. Permits DOE to lease teacher housing to other eligible tenants if occupancy of teacher housing falls below 95 per cent.

 

HSG, EDN, FIN

HB 1439

Status

RELATING TO EVICTION MEDIATION.

Establishes and appropriates funds for a pre-litigation mediation pilot program. Requires landlords to participate in mediation before filing an action for summary possession. Creates and appropriates funds for an emergency rent relief program.

 

HSG, CPC, FIN

HB 381

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Repeals the sunset date of Act 196, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, that allowed for voluntary binding arbitration for condominium related disputes and amended the conditions for mediation.

 

HSG, CPC, FIN

HB 939

Status

RELATING TO THE INDIVIDUAL HOUSING ACCOUNT PROGRAM.

Updating the Individual Housing Account (IHA) statutes to more accurately reflect the current cost of housing down-payments.

 

HSG, ECD, FIN

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto

Chair