PUBLIC NOTICE
COUNTY OF HAWAI`I
AMENDED ANNUAL PLAN for FISCAL YEAR 2018
HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROG
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The Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) administers the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program for the County of Hawai’i through the Existing Housing Division. As required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Section 8 Program, the County of Hawai’i has completed an amendment to its Public Housing Agency (PHA) Annual Plan for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017. The County is providing affected citizens an opportunity to examine the PHA Plan contents and to submit comments in writing or in person at public hearings on:

9:00AM, Monday, September 25, 2017
Office of Housing and Community Development
1990 Kino`ole Street, Suite 104, Hilo

-OR-

Office of Housing & Community Development
West Hawai`i Civic Center
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway
Building B., 2nd Floor
Kailua - Kona, HI 96740

In accordance with 24 CFR 903.7(r)(2), the OHCD has determined the proposed changes to the Administrative Plan are considered significant amendments to the FYs 2015-2019 PHA 5-Year and FY 2018 PHA Annual Plans.  A public hearing was held on August 4, 2017.  The public was invited to attend and to provide written or oral comments on the significant amendments.

Public Comment Period
The amended Annual PHA Plan will be available for public review and comment from August 9, 2017 to September 25, 2017, at the Office of Housing and Community Development, Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except holidays.  The OHCD office locations are:

Hilo: 50 Wailuku Drive OR 1990 Kino`ole Street, Suite 105,
Kona: West Hawai`i Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Bldg   B., 2nd Floor

The Plan will also be available on-line at:  http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/office-of-housing/

Persons, particularly those who are of very low and low income are encouraged to submit their comments regarding the PHA Plan objectives and activities. The OHCD will consider any comments and views expressed by citizens on the proposed PHA Plan and may modify the Plan if it deems appropriate.

Citizens who wish to comment on the proposed plan may submit their comments in writing or by fax (959-9308) or by email (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) to the OHCD by 4PM, September 25, 2017, in order for them to be considered.  Citizens may also testify at the hearing on the above dates.

Duly submitted by Neil S. Gyotoku
Housing Administrator
August 9, 2017

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