February 16th, 2022

Here's How Affordable Housing Policies Have Impacted Hawai'i's Housing Supply


"That shortage resulted in 'serious overcrowding, doubling-up of families, rapidly rising rents and the unavailability of adequate housing for many people,' the report said.

Those issues still plague Hawai‘i. A December 2019 study commissioned by the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corp., the main state agency charged with developing and financing low- and moderate-income housing, found Hawai‘i will need about 50,000 more housing units between 2020 and 2025."

>>Read the full article by Hawai'i Business News
>>Read the 2019 Hawai'i Housing Planning Study by SMS Hawai'i

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