NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT

Pursuant to 24 CFR Part 91, notice is given that a draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Program Year 2016-2017 is available for review and comment.  The CAPER is an annual review of the progress made in carrying out the Strategic and Action Plan components of the State of Hawaii’s Consolidated Plan, which concentrates on the Counties of Hawaii, Kauai and Maui.  It includes an assessment of the State’s performance in meeting its affordable and supportive housing objectives under the HOME Investment Partnerships, National Housing Trust Fund, Emergency Solutions Grant, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS programs.

Copies of the draft CAPER are available at regional libraries and on the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation’s (HHFDC) website at http://hawaii.gov/dbedt/hhfdc.  Copies may also be picked up at the agencies listed below between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  To be mailed copies, interested parties may call Medy at 587-0634; Neighbor Island residents may call the toll free numbers below, ext. 70634:

    From Kauai, 274-3141     From Hawaii, 974-4000
    From Maui, 984-2400     From Molokai and Lanai, 1-800-468-4644.

AGENCIES:
Office of Housing & Community Development Department of Housing & Human Concerns
50 Wailuku Drive, Hilo, Hawaii 35 Lunalilo Street, Suite 102, Wailuku, Maui

Kauai County Housing Agency Department of Human Services, Homeless Programs
4444 Rice Street, Suite 330, Lihue, Kauai Benefits, Employment & Support Services Division
  820 Mililani Street, Suite 606, Honolulu, Oahu

Hawaii Housing Finance & Development Corporation
677 Queen Street, Suite 300, Honolulu, Oahu

Written comments on the draft CAPER may be submitted to HHFDC at the above address or faxed to (808) 587-0600 no later than 4:30 p.m. on August 26, 2017.  All comments will be considered in preparing the final CAPER.

Persons with special needs (e.g., large print, taped materials, sign language interpreter, or translator) shall make all requests for assistance by contacting HHFDC’s Personnel Office at 587-0610, by written request, or by email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  Prompt requests help to ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations.  Persons on the Neighbor Islands may call the toll free numbers listed above, ext. 70610.

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.

Craig K. Hirai, HHFDC Executive Director
Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
State of Hawaii

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