Housing Affairs Letter


(HUD RULES) New Laws Conflict With HUD Rules

Two laws approved by Hawaii state lawmakers violate HUD procurement regulations and they could put federally subsidized construction projects in jeopardy. The laws designed to steer public

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(HOUSING CURFEW) Permanent Housing Curfew Mulled

Talks are underway at the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to permanently apply a temporary curfew initiated April 1 to curb growing violence at the Kalihi Valley Homes public housing

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(CURFEW) Hawaii PHA Curfew Settling In

A nighttime curfew imposed by the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to help curb gang violence in public housing complexes is taking hold a week after the 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew was initiated. The ban

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(PUBLIC HOUSING) State Wants Out Of Public Housing

A draft proposal before the Hawaii Public Housing Authority calls for dissolution of the state's oversight of public housing. The proposal is designed as a solution to end decades of backlogged repairs to

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Efficiency Group, NAHB Battle Over Green Building Code, Climate Change Bill

Advocates for and opponents of Capitol Hill legislation debate standards for green building emissions in new homes during the Nat'l Assn. of Realtors' mid-year legislative conference this week in Washington, DC.

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