Rental Assistance Programs - Orientation & Training:
Watch session recording below for an overview of the Household Hardship Relief Fund (for Oahu residents). Presenters from Aloha United Way go over the qualifications, required documents, application process, and answer questions from property managers. This program covers rent, mortgage, and utilities. Aloha United Way is administering applications and payments for this program. Payments will be sent directly to the landlord or property management company.
- HHRF presentation slides: includes details on eligibility, AMI chart, required documents, and more
- HHRF application: Prequalification application | Program application | Printable application | FAQ
- HHRF session recording
The new State of Hawaii Rent Relief and Housing Assistance Program will cover rent, mortgage, and HOA dues. Catholic Charities Hawaii and Aloha United Way* will administer applications and payments for this program statewide. Payments will be sent directly to the landlord or property management company. *UPDATE: Please note that Aloha United Way has reached capacity and cannot accept new applications at this time (as of September 28).
Phase 1 of this program will cover rent for August-December 2020 and was formally announced by the State on Tuesday, September 8. Visit website. Phase 2 of this program will cover back rent and mortgage (March-July 2020). The launch of Phase 2 is TBD.
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*UPDATE: Please note that Aloha United Way has reached capacity and cannot accept new applications at this time (as of September 28).
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