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Apply to Qualify for An Affordable Rental Unit

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Under Construction

Ongoing

Application Period For Initial Unit Selection

March 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021

Application Deadline For Initial Unit Selection

June 30, 2021

Unit Selection Lottery

August 2, 2021

Estimated Move-In

October 2021

Contact

Hawaiian Properties

info@1518Makaloa.com
(808) 539-9739

  • All areas of the application should be filled out. You will be asked to provide certain items at time of submitting application:

    • Picture IDs
    • Notarized affidavit
    • Application fee
  • Not all supporting documents are required at this time to be eligible for the lottery but will be mandatory if chosen for a unit.

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Income Limit

By Household Size

Household Size by Number of PersonsIncome Limit (80% Area Median Income)
1$67,680
2$77,360
3$87,040

Occupancy Requirements

By Floor Plan

Floor PlanNumber of Persons
Studio
$1,320
1-2 Persons
1-Bedroom
$1,444
1-3 Persons

Applicants

The 78 affordable rental units in the Project will be offered for rent to qualified applicants first on a lottery basis, and if there are affordable rental units that are unrented after the Developer exhausted the list of applicants selected based on the initial lottery, eligible renters may then be selected on a first-come, first-served basis, unless otherwise approved by the City. The affordable rental unit shall be occupied by the qualified occupant. To be eligible to participate in the selection, applicants must submit a completed rental housing application to Hawaiian Properties, Ltd 1165 Bethel Street, 2nd Floor Honolulu, HI 96813. The application period will be from February 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021.

Prospective renters should carefully review the information contained in the rental housing application packet to determine whether all eligibility requirements are met. Applicants may direct questions to Mr. Benjamin Voss at benjaminv@hawaiianprop.com. The earliest date that completed rental housing applications will be accepted is March 1, 2021, to Hawaiian Properties, Ltd, 1165 Bethel Street, 2nd Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813. Applications may be hand-delivered between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday to the office, or submitted online or postmarked between March 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021. Rental housing applications for initial lottery selection of units will not be accepted prior to March 1, 2021 and after June 30, 2021.

Only substantially completed applications will be accepted. An initial application fee of $30.00 is required upon submittal of complete application. Applicants determined to be ineligible because of income limits or other eligibility requirements will be notified and may be placed on a waiting list should income eligibility requirements change.

Only qualified applicants who have submitted a completed rental housing application with all the required supporting documentation (as listed in the application) by an initial deadline of June 30, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. will be eligible for initial lottery unit selection process.

Following an initial lottery unit selection process of completed applications received, qualified applicants will be assigned a unit selection number that establishes the sequence in which prospective occupants will be able to select an affordable rental housing unit. Unit selection will commence on August 2, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. A review fee of $75.00 is required from all applicants upon lottery unit selection.

As units become available and after the list of applicants selected by lottery is exhausted, qualified applicants will be eligible to select a rental housing unit in the order in which completed applications are received. This process shall continue until all affordable rental units in the Project are occupied.

Qualified applicants must submit an initial reservation deposit in the amount not to exceed one-half (50%) of one month rent, which will be required to be paid at the time of unit selection and upon executing a rental contract for an affordable rental unit, and one-half (50%) of one month rent which will be required to be paid at the time when first month rent is due, making up total of one month rent as the security deposit.

Qualification

Applicants must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:
  • Be a citizen of the United States or a resident alien;

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age;

  • Be domiciled in the State of Hawaii and have a bona-fide intent to physically reside in the affordable housing unit for the duration of the lease agreement;

  • The total gross household income shall not exceed the unit’s designated income limit;

  • Have sufficient gross household income, as determined by City’s approved agent, to demonstrate an ability to pay rent and meet any additional criteria established by the City for the respective rental housing development for which the applicant is applying;

  • Be a person or household member who does not own, for the duration of the rental period, a majority interest in fee simple or leasehold lands suitable for dwelling purposes. The Director may determine on a case-by-case basis that ownership of a majority interest in fee simple or leasehold land be allowed under extreme hardship;

  • The total net available household asset shall not exceed the unit’s designated income limit as adjusted by the household size. The Director may determine on a case-by-case basis to waive this requirement if there has been an extreme hardship or rental units are provided to City-supported special needs recipients;

  • On a case-by-case basis, the eligibility requirements for affordable rental units may be waived by the Director for rental units provided to City-supported special needs recipients, such as the elderly, disabled persons, or victims of domestic violence. Eligible recipients or units must be under government organization or monitoring and comply with the intent of these “Affordable Housing Rules”.