NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Pursuant to Chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, notice is hereby given that the Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism; Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation (HHFDC), will hold a virtual public hearing on November 21, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. to create a new chapter, Chapter 15-309, Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), and named the "Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund Equity Pilot Program". Written testimony on these proposed rule-making actions will be accepted through November 21, 2023, at the following address: HHFDC, Attention: Cynthia Nyross; 677 Queen Street, Suite 300; Honolulu, Hawaii 96813; or via email to Cynthia.C.Nyross@hawaii.gov.
The proposed new Chapter 15-309, HAR, will implement the provisions of Act 92, Session Laws of Hawaii 2023, by establishing a five-year dwelling unit revolving fund equity pilot program to lower the cost of specified units in for-sale housing development projects for Hawaii residents.
The public hearing will be held virtually via the Internet using Microsoft Teams on November 21, 2023, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Please go to HHFDC’s website for more information: https://dbedt.hawaii.gov/hhfdc/.
Interested persons are strongly encouraged to view or download the draft rules electronically at the website: http://dbedt.hawaii.gov/hhfdc/administrative-rules/. A paper copy of the proposed rules may be mailed upon receipt of a check made payable to "HHFDC" in the amount of $2.69 for copying and postage costs. Requests for mailed copies should be made to HHFDC at the above address or by calling Cynthia Nyross at one of the telephone numbers below:
Honolulu 808-587-0636 Maui 808-984-2400, ext. 70636
Hawaii 808-974-4000, ext. 70636 Molokai or Lanai 1-800-468-4644,
Kauai 808-274-3141, ext. 70636
If access or communication assistance and/or services (e.g., large print, taped materials, sign language interpreter, or translator) are required to participate in this virtual public hearing, please contact HHFDC’s Human Resources Office at (808) 587-0501, by email at email@example.com, by fax at (808) 587-0600, or by written request at least ten business days before the hearing. Prompt requests help to ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations. Upon request, this notice is available in alternate/accessible formats.
HHFDC does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, familial status, ancestry, age, marital status, or HIV infection.
DEAN MINAKAMI, INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR