Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, HOMELESS PROGRAMS OFFICE JOB OPENINGS

On August 10, 2015, Governor David Ige announced that Scott Morishige will join the administration on August 24th as the Governor’s Coordinator on Homelessness. Morishige will serve as the state’s point person for homelessness, which includes leading the Hawai‘i Interagency Council on Homelessness (HICH), staffing the Governor’s Leadership Team on Homelessness, and working closely with Director of Human Services Rachael Wong and the rest of the cabinet on its coordinated statewide plan

NEWS BRIEFING FOLLOWING THIS WEEK’S MEETING OF THE GOVERNOR’S LEADERSHIP TEAM ON HOMELESSNESS

News briefing following this week’s meeting of the Governor’s Leadership Team on Homelessness

Hawai‘i Congressional Delegation Announces $14.2 Million to Support Affordable Housing Programs and Address Homelessness...

The Hawai‘i Congressional Delegation announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $14,252,365 in various grants to support the development of affordable workforce housing for low and moderate-income persons, address homelessness, and provide housing assistance and supportive services for low-income individuals living with HIV/AIDS and their families.

HOMELESS POINT IN TIME COUNT REPORT RELEASED

The 2015 Point in Time Count for the City and County of Honolulu has been completed. Its purpose is to obtain a reliable estimate of sheltered and unsheltered homeless population on Oahu. The date for this year’s count was January 25, 2015.

HAWAII DELEGATION ANNOUNCES $1.2 MILLION FOR HOMELESS VETERANS HOUSING PROGRAM

Hawaii’s Congressional Delegation announced that the U.S. Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Veteran Affairs (VA) awarded $1,252,253.00 to go toward 110 targeted vouchers to help provide housing for Hawaii’s veterans experiencing homelessness. The City and County of Honolulu will receive $977,616 for 80 vouchers, while the remaining $274,637 will be directed to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority for 30 vouchers.

Hawaii to Receive More Than $2 Million to Help Homeless, At-Risk Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa (HI-01), member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced that Hawaii will be receiving more than $2 million in grant awards from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to help homeless and at-risk veterans.

Congresswoman Hirono Urges Teamwork to Prevent Veteran Homelessness

Oahu, HI - July 23, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced this week that it will renew a Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) grant of over $670,000 for Catholic Charities Hawaii to serve the housing needs of our state’s veterans.

Hawaii to Receive $500,000 to Help Homeless Veterans

Washington, DC - July 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Hawaii will receive $500,000 to help homeless veterans and those having difficulty transitioning back into civilian life after leaving active military service, Senator Daniel K. Inouye, Senator Daniel K. Akaka, U.S. Representative Mazie K. Hirono and U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa announced today.

Hawaii receiving economic recovery funds to help families facing homelessness due to sudden financial...

Washington, D.C. - July 9, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Rep. Neil Abercrombie says the federal government will be providing assistance to prevent homelessness among Hawaii families who are facing a financial crisis and to respond rapidly to re-house families who are among the new homeless because of the economic recession.

Large turnout at prospective homebuyer’s meeting

LĪHU'E, HI - April 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — About 100 people in the county’s Homebuyer List Program attended a meeting at the Līhu'e Civic Center last weekend.

Mayor proclaims Community Development Week on Kaua’i

LĪHU‘E, HI - April 09, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Bernard Carvalho, Jr. has proclaimed April 12 to 18 to be Community Development Week on Kaua‘i as part of the annual national celebration of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

Bush Administration awards $3 million to native Hawaiian and Alaska native colleges and universities

BUSH ADMINISTRATION AWARDS $3 MILLION TO NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 10, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing...

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HGIA INVITES PROPOSALS TO FINANCE CLEAN ENERGY PROJECTS

The Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority (HGIA) today announced its Open Solicitation for Financing Arrangements — a call for proposals from clean energy developers, financiers, and other industry participants seeking Green Energy Market Securitization (GEMS) fund support for clean energy projects in the State of Hawaii.

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Homeowners with Exemptions Reminded to File State Tax Returns

The Department of Finance, Real Property Assessment Division, would like to remind homeowners that due to a change in requirements, those residents who have qualified for exemptions in the past must now file a state resident income tax form or risk being disqualified